NEW YORK, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, announced that Continental Stock Transfer & Trust has joined OTC Markets' Transfer Agent Verified Shares Program. This newest addition to our growing roster of leading transfer agents advances our mission to improve the availability and accuracy of share data for OTCQX®, OTCQB® and Pink® securities.
OTC Markets Group launched the Transfer Agent Verified Shares Program initiative with the goal of providing investors current and reliable share data on OTCQX, OTCQB and Pink securities. The program enables stock transfer agents to report their clients' share data, including authorized and outstanding shares, to OTC Markets Group on a regular basis via a secure, electronic file transfer. Share data provided by transfer agents is displayed on www.otcmarkets.com alongside a "Verified" logo, indicating the information is reliable and trustworthy. This data is also disseminated through OTC Markets Group's market data feeds to investors and broker-dealers.
"We are pleased to welcome Continental as the 13th Transfer Agent to participate in the Transfer Agent Verified Shares Program," said Liz Heese, Executive Vice President of Issuer and Information Services at OTC Markets Group. "This further enhances our data-driven offerings and equips investors and broker-dealers with information to make more informed investment decisions."
"By utilizing streamlined technology, we are providing critical data to OTC Markets Group to provide shareholders of our valued clients' information to support informed investment decisions," stated Steven Nelson, President & Chairman of Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company. "Investors, and their brokers, will have access to accurate and timely corporate share data as a result of the Transfer Agent Verified Shares Program. We are proud to serve as OTC Markets Group Inc.'s transfer agent and pleased to partner on this initiative.
Transfer agents participating in the Program include:
- Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
- ClearTrust, LLC
- Colonial Stock Transfer Co. Inc.
- Continental Stock Transfer & Trust
- Corporate Stock Transfer
- Direct Transfer LLC
- Equity Stock Transfer
- Island Stock Transfer
- Nevada Agency and Transfer Company
- Olde Monmouth Stock Transfer
- Transfer Online, Inc.
- VStock Transfer
- West Coast Stock Transfer, Inc.
Investors can access verified share data for Continental Stock Transfer & Trust clients on the company's respective quote page at www.otcmarkets.com and via OTC Markets' market data feeds.
Transfer agents interested in participating in the program may contact Andy Kyzyk at OTC Markets Group at (212) 896-4450 or firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no fee for transfer agents to participate.
Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company
Continental Stock Transfer & Trust is the 4th largest stock transfer agent in North America, handling more than 1,000 public & private issues and 2 million shareholder accounts. For 53 years the Company has delivered to its client's reliability, stability and premier service at an exceptional price. Continental offers a wide array of services, including public and private offering administration, issuance and transfer of shares, management of restricted transfers and option exercises, maintenance of shareholder stock ledgers, including cost basis history, dividend disbursement and investment plan services, as well as corporate event administration and escrow services. In addition, the Company has a dominant position in the Special Purpose Acquisition Company "SPAC" / IPO business and has been routinely recognized as the leading North American Transfer Agent, delivering exceptional services and unmatched value to its customers.
Learn more at www.continentalstock.com
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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.
To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient markets, visit www.otcmarkets.com.
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