VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 16, 2012) - Esperanza Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EPZ)(OTCQX:ESPZF) today reported that the Company's common shares have commenced trading on the OTCQX, the premium tier of the U.S. Over-the-Counter (OTC) marketplace, under the symbol ESPZF.
The Company has joined OTCQX in order to provide increased access to securities of the Company to US based investors. The OTCQX is fully electronic and gives investors access to the Company's securities through all major online and full-service brokerage firms in the United States. Investors can view real-time quotes for the Company at www.otcqx.com.
ROTH Capital Partners (ROTH) sponsored and facilitated Esperanza's OTCQX listing, and will act as the Company's Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on the OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements.
The Company's common shares will continue to be traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "EPZ".
Esperanza is a precious metals exploration and development company focused on advancing its principal property, the wholly-owned Cerro Jumil gold project in Morelos State, Mexico.
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