NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces, today announced Farmers & Merchants Bancorp (OTCQX: FMCB), parent company of Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California ("F&M Bank") with $2.2 billion in assets, has qualified to trade on OTCQX®, the best marketplace for established, global and growth companies.
Farmers & Merchants Bancorp begins trading today on OTCQX under the symbol "FMCB." U.S. investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcmarkets.com.
"We are proud to welcome Farmers & Merchants Bancorp to our growing family of banks on OTCQX," said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and CEO of OTC Markets Group. "Serving individuals, families and businesses in California for nearly 100 years, F&M Bank has also distinguished itself as one of the safest and most secure banks in the nation with a 'Five Star, Superior Bank' rating from BauerFinancial for over 23 years. We look forward to supporting Farmers & Merchants Bancorp as it continues to grow and enhance value for its shareholders on OTCQX."
D.A. Davidson & Co., through its division Crowell, Weedon & Co., serves as Farmers & Merchants Bancorp's Corporate Broker on OTCQX.
Farmers & Merchants Bancorp is the parent of Farmers & Merchants Bank of Central California, also known as F&M Bank. Founded in 1916, F&M Bank is a locally owned and operated community bank which proudly serves California through 25 convenient locations.
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