Category Archives: Capital Markets

OTC Markets Publishes Lists of June Compliance Downgrades & Caveat Emptor Designations

Last week, OTC Markets Group published the lists of downgrades from its OTCQX® and OTCQB® markets and Caveat Emptor Designations for the month of June. This list is part of OTC Markets’ initiative to disseminate, on a recurring monthly basis, a list of downgrades from its respective OTCQX and OTCQB markets as well as a separate list of Caveat Emptor Designations that have occurred

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Uplist Series Part V: Recent Examples of Uplists From The OTC [Guest Post]

Welcome to Part V of our UpListing Series: Recent Examples of Uplists From The OTC. This is the fifth part of a multi-part series on UpListing from the OTC Markets to the Nasdaq or NYSE and how it can benefit your company and shareholders. Below are four recent examples of uplists from the OTC that represent the diverse paths from

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Nine OTC Markets Issuers Uplist to Nasdaq & NYSE in June 2018

Nine issuers uplisted from the OTC Markets to the NASDAQ or NYSE American in June 2018. Learn more about these OTC ‘graduates’ below.   Ambow Education Holding Ltd. (NYSE American: AMBO) On June 1, 2018, AMBO uplisted from the OTC to the NYSE American. Ambow Education Holding Ltd. is a leading national provider of educational and career enhancement services in

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New Independent Study: Benefits for International Companies Trading on OTCQX [Guest Post]

Guest Post By: Jason Paltrowitz We often hear questions from foreign issuers and their respective exchanges surrounding the decision to pursue secondary trading in the U.S. Many harbor the misconception that cross-trading in the U.S. will lead to a loss of trading volume and drain in liquidity from their primary home market.   The Market Impact of Cross-Trading Understanding the

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International Public Companies Get Home Market and US Boost From Cross-Trading on OTCQX

International companies, with a primary listing outside the US, experienced a 28% increase in trading volume by number of shares within their home market after joining the OTCQX® Best Market, according to a new study released by OTC Markets Group Inc. In addition, companies saw a 7-fold increase in US ownership. Download The OTCQX Advantage: Benefits for International Companies The

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OTC Markets To Host Cross Trading Webinar For ASX Issuers

Tomorrow (June 27th), OTC Markets Group will co-host a webinar for all ASX-traded companies interested in increasing their liquidity and shareholder base in the U.S. OTC Markets is co-hosting the webinar with law firms Baker McKenzie, Berns & Berns and stock transfer agent, AST. Industry experts will discuss: – Requirements and process needed to cross-trade in the U.S. – Overview why

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One of The Cannabis Industry’s Biggest Brands Announces Nasdaq Reg A+ IPO

One of the oldest and biggest names in the cannabis space, High Times, is officially going public on the Nasdaq via Regulation A+. Last week, High Times announced that the Reg A share price will be set at $11, a valuation of approximately $225 million, and anyone can buy shares just by visiting hightimes.com/invest. The Reg A+ announcement comes after

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Spotify’s Direct Listing Highlights A Cost Effective Path To Public Markets Often Used By MicroCaps

A recent post in Traders Magazine by Jason Paltrowitz (EVP of OTC Markets Group) discussed “Going Public in a Post-Spotify World.” In April, music streaming giant Spotify directly listed on the NYSE without a traditional IPO. Direct listing (also known as a “Slow-PO”) is a cost effective way for companies to list their shares on a public market because there

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OTC Markets Publishes Lists of May Compliance Downgrades & Caveat Emptor Designations

This week, OTC Markets Group published the lists of downgrades from its OTCQX® and OTCQB® markets and Caveat Emptor Designations for the month of May. This list is part of OTC Markets’ initiative to disseminate, on a recurring monthly basis, a list of downgrades from its respective OTCQX and OTCQB markets as well as a separate list of Caveat Emptor Designations that have occurred

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