September 8, 2011, Calgary, Alberta: Antioquia Gold Inc. ("Antioquia" or the "Company") (TSX-V: AGD; OTCQX: AGDXF) is pleased to announce that the Company's shares commenced trading today on the OTCQX, the U.S. Over-The-Counter (OTC) market's highest tier, under the symbol AGDXF.
OTCQX securities are quoted on the OTC Link platform, the third largest U.S. equity trading venue. U.S. investors will be able to find the Company's current financial disclosure, news releases, and real time level 2 quotes on www.OTCQX.com or www.otcmarkets.com.
"Interest in Antioquia from U.S. investors has been with us since our beginning and is increasing," Rick Thibault, President and CEO, was quoted as saying. "So to provide better access and ease in making investment decisions for our current and future U.S. shareholders we have joined the OTCQX."
The OTCQX is the most prestigious of the three tiers of the OTC, and is recognized as a quality-controlled marketplace in the United States for investor-friendly companies. In 2010, securities on the OTC platform traded over $144 billion in dollar volume.
Antioquia has engaged the services of Merriman Capital, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MERR), a financial services firm based in San Francisco focused on fast-growing companies and the institutions that invest in them, to serve as the Company's Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements. Merriman Capital, Inc. is a member of FINRA and SIPC.
Furthermore the Company's information will be made available via Standard & Poor's Market Access Program, an information distribution service that enables subscribing publicly traded companies to have their company information disseminated to users of Standard & Poor's Advisor Insight and to be published in the Daily News section of the Standard Corporation Records, a recognized securities manual for secondary trading in up to 38 states under the Blue Sky Laws.
About Antioquia Gold Inc.
Antioquia has been exploring for precious metals in Colombia since 2007. The Company has a land package of close to 40,000 hectares located throughout Colombia. Antioquia's principal asset, which is being actively explored, is its 5,630 hectare Cisneros Project, located 55 kilometers northeast of Medellin in the Department of Antioquia, Colombia. At the Cisneros Project the Company has conducted extensive geochemical and geophysical programs over the entire property and has identified to date six exploration targets. On the original discovery zone it has drilled over 29,000 meters and is well versed in the understanding of the deposit type and the project's path to resource definition and production.
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