NEW YORK — Shiseido Co. — a Japanese cosmetics manufacturer whose brands include Global Shiseido, bareMinerals and Nars — has chosen to have its American Depositary Receipts trade on OTCQX, the OTC Markets Group has announced.
Shiseido begins trading on April 1 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.
"We are pleased to welcome Shiseido, one of the world's largest cosmetics and beauty companies and a respected Japanese brand, to the OTCQX marketplace," stated R. Cromwell Coulson, president and CEO of OTC Markets Group. "By joining OTCQX, Shiseido ensures its U.S. investors will have transparent trading and convenient access to its news and financial disclosure, making it easier for them to analyze, value and trade its securities. We look forward to working with Shiseido's management team as they continue to grow their presence in the U.S. market."