NEW YORK, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces, today announced that Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd. (TSX-V: SCZ;OTCQX: SZSMF), a Mexico-focused silver exploration and production company, has been approved to trade on OTCQX®, the best marketplace with qualified companies.
Santacruz begins trading today on OTCQX under the symbol "SZSMF." U.S. investors can find current financial disclosures and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcmarkets.com.
"We welcome Santacruz to the OTCQX marketplace," said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and CEO of OTC Markets Group. "Santacruz joins the many Canadian mining and resource companies that have chosen OTCQX to provide their U.S. investors with transparent trading and convenient access to their news and financials. We look forward to working with Santacruz's management team as they continue to grow their visibility with U.S. investors."
"Joining OTCQX is an important milestone for Santacruz and we are committed to providing our U.S. investors with access to news and information on the company. This is a natural step in the growth of Santacruz into a mid-tier silver producer," said Arturo Préstamo, President and CEO of Santacruz Silver Mining Ltd.
Euro Pacific Capital Inc. serves as Santacruz's Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing professional guidance on OTCQX requirements.
Santacruz is a Mexico-focused silver company with a producing project (Rosario), two advanced-stage projects (San Felipe and Gavilanes) and an early-stage exploration project (El Gachi). The company is managed by a technical team of professionals with proven track records in developing, operating and discovering silver mines in Mexico.
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