Heineken Holding N.V. Begins Trading on OTCQX

Heineken Holding N.V. Begins Trading on OTCQX  Amsterdam, Netherlands, Jan. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heineken Holding N.V. (OTCQX:HKHHY) (NYSE Euronext Amsterdam:HEIO NA/HEIO.AS) has chosen to facilitate the trading of its American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) on OTCQX®.  Heineken Holding  N.V.  begins  trading  from  today  on  OTCQX  International  Premier, a segment of  the OTCQX marketplace  reserved for non-U.S.  companies  that are listed on a qualified  international exchange and provide their  home  country  disclosure  to  U.S.  investors.  U.S.  investors  can  find  current  financial disclosures  and  Real-Time  Level  2  quotes  for  the  company  on  www.otcmarkets.com.  Deutsche Bank serves  as Heineken  Holding N.V.'s  Principal American  Liaison  ("PAL") on OTCQX,  responsible for  providing professional  guidance on  OTCQX  requirements.  Heineken Holding N.V will trade in the U.S. on OTCQX under the symbol "HKHHY," where each ADR represents 0.5 ordinary share.  Press enquiries  John Clarke E-mail: pressoffice@heineken.com Tel: +31-20-5239-355  Christine van Waveren E-mail: pressoffice@heineken.com Tel: +31-20-5239-355  Investor and analyst enquiries  George Toulantas E-mail: investors@heineken.com Tel: +31-20-5239-590  Sonya Ghobrial E-mail: investors@heineken.com Tel: +31-20-5239-590  Editorial information:  HEINEKEN is  a proud,  independent  global brewer  committed to  surprise  and  excite consumers with its brands and products everywhere. The brand that bears the founder's family name - Heineken®  - is available in almost every  country  on the  globe and  is the  world's most  valuable international  premium  beer  brand. HEINEKEN's aim  is to be  a leading brewer  in each of  the markets  in  which it  operates and  to have  the world's  most valuable  brand  portfolio.  HEINEKEN wants to  win in all  markets with  Heineken® and with  a full  brand  portfolio in markets of choice. HEINEKEN  is present in over 70 countries  and  operates more than 165 breweries. HEINEKEN is Europe's largest brewer and  the  world's third  largest by  volume. HEINEKEN  is committed  to the  responsible  marketing  and  consumption  of  its  more  than  250  international  premium,  regional, local  and  specialty beers  and  ciders. These  include  Heineken®,  Amstel, Anchor, Biere  Larue, Bintang, Birra  Moretti, Cruzcampo,  Desperados,  Dos Equis, Foster's, Newcastle Brown  Ale, Ochota, Primus, Sagres, Sol,  Star,  Strongbow, Tecate, Tiger and Zywiec.  HEINEKEN's leading joint venture  brands  include Cristal and Kingfisher. The number of people employed is over  85,000.  Heineken N.V. and Heineken Holding N.V. shares are listed on the NYSE Euronext in Amsterdam. Prices  for the  ordinary shares  may be  accessed on  Bloomberg  under the symbols HEIA NA and HEIO NA and on the Reuter Equities 2000  Service  under HEIN.AS  and  HEIO.AS.  HEINEKEN  has two  sponsored  level  1  American  Depositary Receipt (ADR) programmes: Heineken N.V. (OTCQX: HEINY) and Heineken Holding N.V. (OTCQX: HKHHY).  Most   recent    information    is   available    on    HEINEKEN's    website:  www.theHEINEKENcompany.com.  About OTC Markets Group Inc.  OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX:OTCM)  operates Open, Transparent and  Connected  financial marketplaces  for 10,000  U.S. and  global securities.  Through  OTC  Link® ATS, it directly links a diverse network of broker-dealers that  provide  liquidity and execution services for a wide spectrum of securities. Securities are organised into  marketplaces to better  inform investors of  opportunities  and risks - OTCQX®, The Best Marketplace with Qualified Companies; OTCQB®, The Venture Stage Marketplace with  U.S. Reporting Companies;  and OTC Pink®,  The  Open Marketplace with Variable  Reporting Companies. The data-driven  platform  enables investors to easily  trade through the broker  of their choice at  the  best possible price  and empowers a  broad range of  companies to improve  the  quality and availability  of information  for their investors.  To learn  more  about  how  OTC   creates  better  informed   and  more  efficient   financial  marketplaces, visit www.otcmarkets.com.  OTC Link® ATS is operated by OTC Link LLC, member FINRA/SIPC and SEC regulated ATS.  Heineken Holding N.V. Begins Trading on OTCQX http://hugin.info/136154/R/1757241/593672.pdf  HUG#1757241