NEW YORK, Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces, today announced that EPM Mining Ventures Inc. (OTCQX: EPMMF; TSX.V: EPK), an exploration-stage potash development company, has chosen to trade on OTCQX®, the qualified OTC marketplace with the highest financial standards and third-party sponsorship.
EPM Mining Ventures began trading today on OTCQX International, a segment of the OTCQX marketplace reserved for high-quality non-U.S. companies listed on a qualified stock exchange in their home country. U.S. investors can find current financial disclosures and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcmarkets.com.
"We are pleased EPM Mining Ventures has chosen to upgrade to the OTCQX marketplace," said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and CEO of OTC Markets Group. "OTCQX supports a transparent marketplace with high quality issuers, financial information disclosure and efficient trading for U.S. investors."
"We are proud to join OTCQX, the OTC market's highest tier," said Lance D'Ambrosio, CEO of EPM Mining Ventures, Inc. "We are committed to providing our investors with timely news and information that helps them better analyze, value and trade our securities. OTCQX helps us do that."
Merriman Capital, Inc. will serve as EPM Mining Ventures' Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for sponsoring qualified companies and providing professional guidance on OTCQX requirements.
EPM Mining Ventures Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary Peak Minerals Inc., controls directly or through agreement, mineral leases on more than 124,000 acres on the Sevier Dry Lake property in Millard County, Utah. EPM Mining Ventures is targeting the future development and production of Sulfate of Potash (SOP), a premium priced fertilizer used with special crops and soil types, through a cost-effective solar evaporation methodology.
EPM Mining Ventures trades in the U.S. on OTCQX under the symbol "EPMMF."
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