Localiza Rent A Car SA Joins OTCQX
NEW YORK, NY – September 7, 2012 – OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces, today announced that Localiza Rent A Car SA (OTCQX: LZRFY; BMFBovespa: RENT3), the largest car rental company in South America with more than 100,000 cars distributed in more than 500 locations, has chosen to have its American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) traded on the highest OTC marketplace, OTCQX®.
Localiza began trading today on the OTC market’s prestigious tier, OTCQX International Premier. Investors can find current financial disclosures and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the Company on www.otcmarkets.com.
“We are pleased to welcome Localiza to our growing list of world-class issuers on OTCQX,” said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and Chief Executive Officer of OTC Markets Group. “The superior information and visibility of the OTCQX marketplace allows companies to efficiently build investor confidence and expand their shareholder base.”
Deutsche Bank will serve as Localiza’s Depositary Bank and Principal American Liaison (“PAL”) on OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements and U.S. securities laws.
About Localiza Rent A Car SA
Localiza Rent A Car SA (OTCQX: LZRFY; BMFBovespa: RENT3) trades in the United States on OTCQX under the symbol “LZRFY”, where each ADR represents 1 ordinary share. The Company is the biggest car rental company in South America in terms of number of branches present in eight countries (Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay). It also operates in the fleet rental business and franchising of the car rental business. The businesses complement each other and Localiza benefits from significant synergies that exist between them.
About OTC Markets Group Inc.
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