Heineken N.V. Begins Trading on OTCQX
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Jan. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heineken N.V.
(OTCQX: HEINY; NYSE Euronext Amsterdam: HEIA NA/HEIN.AS) has chosen to
facilitate the trading of its American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) on OTCQX®.
Heineken 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
Deutsche Bank serves as Heineken N.V.'s Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on
OTCQX, responsible for providing professional guidance on OTCQX requirements.
Heineken N.V. will trade in the U.S. on OTCQX under the symbol "HEINY" where
each ADR represents 0.5 ordinary share.
Christine van Waveren
Investor and analyst enquiries
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. The Company'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. The Company 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. Our 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:
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Heineken N.V. Begins Trading on OTCQX
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