NEW YORK, April 18, 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 Vanguard Energy Corporation (OTCQX: VNGE), an oil and gas company, is now trading on the OTC market's highest tier, OTCQX®.
Vanguard Energy began trading today on the OTC market's prestigious tier, OTCQX U.S. Investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the Company on www.otcmarkets.com.
"Investors prefer the quality-controlled admission process on OTCQX which identifies the segment of OTC companies focused on valuation and transparency," said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and Chief Executive Officer of OTC Markets Group. "We are pleased to welcome Vanguard Energy to OTCQX."
C.K. Cooper & Company will serve as Vanguard Energy's Designated Advisor for Disclosure ("DAD") on OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements.
About Vanguard Energy Corporation
Vanguard Energy Corporation (OTCQX: VNGE) trades in the United States on OTCQX under the symbol "VNGE." Vanguard Energy Corporation acquires mineral leases and drills new wells and produces oil from established oil fields in Southeast Texas. All field operations are managed by contract operators and all production is sold to major international integrated oil companies.
About OTC Markets Group Inc.
OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates the world's largest OTC marketplace for equity securities. Our OTC Link® trading system delivers price transparency in over 10,000 securities and enables direct interaction between broker-dealers that provide liquidity and execution services. We organize the wide spectrum of OTC-traded equity securities into three marketplaces to inform investors of opportunities and risks - OTCQX - The Intelligent Marketplace for the Best OTC Companies; OTCQB® - The Venture Marketplace; and OTC Pink® - The Open Marketplace. Our information-driven platform makes it easy for investors to trade at the best price through the broker of their choice and empowers companies to build the best markets for their investors. To learn more about our Open, Transparent, and Connected marketplace, visit www.otcmarkets.com.