PHOENIX, AZ, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - GWR Global Water Resources Corp. (TSX: GWR) (OTCQX: GWGWF) (the "Company") today announced that its common shares will begin trading today on the OTCQX marketplace in the U.S. under the symbol "GWGWF". The Company's common shares will continue to trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "GWR".
GWR expects to benefit from trading on OTCQX by increasing liquidity and gaining increased exposure to U.S. shareholders.
"We currently have many U.S. shareholders and believe there are other U.S. residents that seek exposure to the Company's stock. Trading on OTCQX makes acquiring and trading our stock much easier and will also serve to increase awareness of GWR in the U.S.," said Trevor Hill, Chairman of GWR.
U.S. investors can find current financial disclosures and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for GWR on www.otcmarkets.com. Financial disclosure and other information about the Company are also available at www.gwresources.com.
Merriman Capital will serve as GWR's Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing professional guidance on OTCQX requirements.
About GWR Global Water Resources Corp.
The Company was incorporated in British Columbia to acquire shares of U.S. based Global Water Resources, Inc. ("Global Water") and to actively participate in the management, business and operations of Global Water through its representation on the board of directors of Global Water and its shared management of Global Water.
About Global Water
Global Water is a pure-play, high-growth water resources company located in Phoenix, Arizona, that owns and operates regulated water, wastewater and recycled water utilities in the metropolitan Phoenix area.
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SOURCE: GWR Global Water Resources Corp.
For further information: Ross Marshall, Investor Relations, Tel: 416-815-0700 ext. 238, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.gwresources.com