OTC Markets Group Designates Keith Billotti of Seward & Kissel as an OTCQX Sponsor

May 6, 2021

NEW YORK, May 6, 2021 OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), an operator of financial markets for over 11,000 U.S. and global securities, announced that Keith Billotti, Co-head of Seward & Kissel’s Capital Markets and Corporate Securities Group, has been designated as an OTCQX sponsor representing companies in the United States and abroad, including in the Nordic region.

Keith Billotti, representing Seward & Kissel, is approved by OTC Markets Group to act as a sponsor for companies to be quoted on the OTCQX Market. Seward & Kissel represents U.S. and non-U.S. issuers, investment banks and investors, in a broad range of capital markets transactions, including securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and cross listings on U.S. and international stock exchanges and over the counter markets.

To qualify to be quoted on the OTCQX market, all U.S. and International companies must engage an OTCQX Sponsor. As an OTCQX Sponsor, Seward and Kissel will provide professional guidance to listing companies, including advice relating to compliance with the U.S. securities laws, disclosure requirements and completing the OTCQX application.

“OTC Markets Group is delighted to welcome Keith Billotti and Seward & Kissel LLP to our community of qualified OTCQX sponsors,” said Joe Coveney, VP, International Corporate Services at OTC Markets Group. “As foreign private issuers, including many companies in the Nordic region, look to improve the marketability of their securities with the U.S. investors by trading on the OTCQX market, it is important to engage leading U.S. capital markets advisors in navigating the guidelines set forth by the OTCQX Rules.”

To learn more about being sponsored for a quotation on the OTCQX Market, please contact: Keith Billotti or Ted Horton.

About Seward & Kissel LLP

Seward & Kissel LLP, founded in 1890, is a leading U.S. law firm with offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., with particular expertise in the financial services, investment management, banking, and shipping industries. The Firm is well known for its representation of investment advisers and related investment funds, broker-dealers, major commercial banks, institutional investors, and transportation companies (particularly in the shipping area). Its practices primarily focus on corporate, M&A, securities, litigation (including white collar), restructuring/bankruptcy, real estate, regulatory, tax, employment, and ERISA for clients seeking legal expertise in these areas.

About OTC Markets Group Inc.

OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates the OTCQX® Best Market, the OTCQB® Venture Market and the Pink® Open Market for 11,000 U.S. and global securities. Through OTC Link® ATS and OTC Link ECN, we connect a diverse network of broker-dealers that provide liquidity and execution services. We enable investors to easily trade through the broker of their choice and empower companies to improve the quality of information available for investors.
To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient markets, visit www.otcmarkets.com.

OTC Link ATS and OTC Link ECN are SEC regulated ATSs, operated by OTC Link LLC, member FINRA/SIPC.
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Media Contact:
OTC Markets Group Inc., +1 (212) 896-4428, media@otcmarkets.com


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