NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced TGR Financial, Inc (OTCQX: TGRF), the holding company of First Florida Integrity Bank headquartered in Naples, Florida, has qualified to trade on the OTCQX® Best Market. TGR Financial upgraded to OTCQX from the Pink® market.
TGR Financial begins trading today on OTCQX under the symbol "TGRF." U.S. investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcmarkets.com.
"We are pleased to welcome TGR Financial to OTCQX," said Jason Paltrowitz, Executive Vice President of Corporate Services at OTC Markets Group. "Trading on OTCQX will enable TGR Financial to maximize the benefits of being publicly-traded by allowing its shareholders to unlock the full value of their shares in the public market and providing transparency into its news and financial disclosure. We look forward to supporting TGR Financial as it continues to serve the citizens and businesses in its communities."
"TGR Financial is excited to begin trading on the OTCQX market. Participation in this distinguished market provides us access to a broader marketplace where we can disseminate financial information in a transparent and cost effective manner. This provides us greater levels of liquidity for our dedicated shareholder base," stated Gary L. Tice, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TGR Financial, Inc.
Raymond James Financial serves as TGR Financial's Corporate Broker on OTCQX.
Organized in Naples, Florida, in 2011, TGR Financial, Inc. is the holding company for First Florida Integrity Bank with assets exceeding $1.2 billion. First Florida Integrity Bank is the largest community bank headquartered in the highly desirable Naples – Marco Island MSA. The bank provides a full range of banking services to individual and corporate customers located throughout Southwest Florida. Banking services are provided by highly experienced banking professionals, mobile delivery channels and strategically located banking offices. For more information about the Company visit www.ffibank.com.
About OTC Markets Group Inc.
OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates the OTCQX® Best Market, the OTCQB® Venture Market, and the Pink® Open Market for 10,000 U.S. and global securities. Through OTC Link® ATS, we connect a diverse network of broker-dealers that provide liquidity and execution services. We enable investors to easily trade through the broker of their choice and empower companies to improve the quality of information available for investors.
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