NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), the financial information and technology services company that provides the world's largest electronic marketplace for broker-dealers to trade unlisted stocks, announced that Northern Vertex Capital, Inc. (OTCQX: NHVCF; TSX.V: NEE), a Canadian based exploration and mining company, is now trading on the highest tier of the OTC market, OTCQX®. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/MM31963LOGO ) Northern Vertex began trading today on the OTC market's prestigious tier, OTCQX International. Investors can find current financial disclosures and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the Company on www.otcmarkets.com. "Investors prefer the quality-controlled admission process on OTCQX which identifies the segment of OTC companies focused on valuation and transparency," said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and Chief Executive Officer of OTC Markets Group. "We are pleased to welcome Northern Vertex to OTCQX." Dorsey & Whitney LLP will serve as Northern Vertex's Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements and U.S. securities laws. About Northern Vertex Capital, Inc.Northern Vertex Capital, Inc. (OTCQX: NHVCF; TSX.V: NEE) trades in the United States on OTCQX under the symbol "NHVCF", and in Canada on the TSX Venture under the symbol "NEE". Northern Vertex is a Canadian based exploration and mining company focused on the development of precious metals deposits in the United States and Canada. The Company comprises of an experienced management group with a strong background in all aspects of acquisition, exploration, development and financing of precious metal mining projects. The Company's stated mandate is to acquire, develop and advance asset-based gold projects that demonstrate near term production potential and long-term sustainable growth. The Company is advancing the Moss Gold-Silver property located in Arizona's historic Oatman Mining District, the Lemhi Gold Project located in Idaho and the Company's Copley Gold property which is located in British Columbia.