NEW YORK, May 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced First Mining Finance Corp. (TSX-V: FF; OTCQX: FFMGF), an acquisition and holding company of high-quality mineral assets with a focus in the Americas, has qualified to trade on the OTCQX® Best Market. First Mining Finance Corp. upgraded to OTCQX from the OTCQB® Venture Market.
First Mining Finance Corp. begins trading today on OTCQX under the symbol "FFMGF." U.S. investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcmarkets.com.
"We congratulate First Mining Finance Corp. on graduating from the OTCQB Venture Market to now trade on our OTCQX Best Market," said Jason Paltrowitz, Executive Vice President of Corporate Services at OTC Markets Group. "OTCQX provides established and growing companies an efficient, cost-effective public market to enhance their visibility with shareholders through transparent trading and dedicated capital market support. We look forward to helping First Mining grow and succeed in the U.S. investment market."
"The United States is the most important financial market in the world and this new OTCQX listing will provide First Mining with improved exposure to U.S. investors which should result in increased analyst coverage and liquidity" stated Keith Neumeyer, Chairman of First Mining.
Clark Wilson LLP serves as First Mining Finance Corp.'s OTCQX Advisor, responsible for providing professional guidance on OTCQX requirements.
First Mining is a mineral property holding company whose principal business activity is to acquire high quality mineral assets in the western hemisphere. The Company is aggressively acquiring mineral properties and currently holds a portfolio of 26 mineral projects in Canada, Mexico and the United States with a focus on gold.
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