NEW YORK, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), the company that operates the world's largest electronic marketplace for OTC-traded equities, today announced that Graphite One Resources, Inc. (OTCQX: GPHOF; TSXV: GPH), a mineral exploration company, is now trading on the highest tier of the OTC market, OTCQX®.
Graphite One Resources began trading today on the OTC market's prestigious tier, OTCQX International. Investors can find current financial disclosures and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the Company on www.otcmarkets.com.
"OTCQX companies demonstrate their commitment to providing superior information to investors and maintaining the highest quality standards," said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and Chief Executive Officer of OTC Markets Group. "We are pleased to welcome Graphite One Resources to OTCQX."
INTL Trading, Inc. will serve as Graphite One Resources' Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements and U.S. securities laws.
About Graphite One Resources, Inc.
Graphite One Resources, Inc. (OTCQX: GPHOF; TSXV: GPH) trades in the United States on OTCQX under the symbol "GPHOF," and in Canada on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "GPH." Graphite One Resources Inc. is a mineral exploration company focused on graphite with a clear and distinct business strategy to identify, acquire, and explore high potential projects ready for rapid advancement. The Graphite Creek Property located on the Seward Peninsula of Alaska fits the Graphite One business strategy, offering significant potential for the discovery and development of large-flake, high-grade graphite mineralization exposed at surface. The Company has an option to earn a 100% interest in the Graphite Creek project and plans to rapidly advance the property to a NI 43-101 compliant resource.
About OTC Markets Group Inc.
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