Wildflower Brands Announces Official Uplisting to OTCQB Venture Market Exchange
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, August 23, 2018: Wildflower Brands Inc. (CSE: SUN, OTC:WLDFF) (the “Company”),is excited to announce that the Company has been approved by the OTC Markets Group (the “OTC”) to officially transition to the OTCQB “Venture Market” tier with the OTC ticker symbol WLDFF.
Listing on the OTCQB is a significant milestone for Wildflower Brands. Although Wildflower Brands is listed and predominantly traded on the Canadian Securities Exchange, our OTCQB listing provides better access to institutional investors and a broader shareholder base through the transparency and credibility of the listing.
The OTCQB is recognized as an Established Public Market by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is a leading market for U.S. and international companies in the entrepreneurial and development stage. To be eligible, companies must be current in their financial reporting, pass a minimum bid price test, and undergo an annual company verification and management certification process. The OTCQB Venture Market quality standards provide a strong baseline for transparency, as well as the technology and regulation to improve the information and trading experience for investors. As a verified market with efficient access to U.S. investors, OTCQB helps companies build shareholder value with a goal of enhancing liquidity and achieving a fair valuation.
This announcement complements recent plans for expansion and growth. Our OTCQB listing creates opportunities for advantageous terms on financing for our work with Retail Worx, the acquisition of the Alchemist Kitchen, and funding our expansion of operations in California.
William MacLean, CEO of Wildflower says, “Uplisting Wildflower Brands in the US strengthens our aggressive growth strategy. There is a loyal following for our brands that are available in the US, and this has translated into significant interest in our company from American investors. Our OTCQB listing provides an easy way of investing in Wildflower Brands.”
Wildflower Brands is a company headquartered in Vancouver building reputable brands and quality products that incorporate the synergistic effects of plants and their extracts.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
Director and CEO
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