VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 14, 2010) - Apella Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:APA)(OTCQX:APAFF)(FRANKFURT:NWN) is pleased to announce that the Company is now trading on the OTC markets' highest tier, OTCQX(R). Pink OTC Markets Inc. (OTCQX:PINK) (http://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/pink/quote), the financial information and technology services company that operates the leading electronic quotation and trading system in the U.S. has confirmed by way of news release today that the shares of Apella Resources Inc. began trading at the open of the market this morning on the OTC markets' prestigious tier OTCQX International. Investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcqx.com and www.otcmarkets.com.
"Apella has a significant portfolio of Vanadium, Iron and Titanium assets situated in Canada," said Patrick D. O'Brien, President and Chief Executive Officer. "The financial markets in the United States and the American investors themselves will now be able to participate and invest directly and conveniently in Apella's development of these strategic assets. The level of assurance, quality disclosure and trading transparency provided by OTCQX will add a whole new dimension to shareholder awareness which Apella considers paramount in today's investing environment."
Berenbaum Weinshienk PC will serve as Apella Resources' Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements.
About Apella Resources Inc.
Apella Resources Inc. (http://www.otcmarkets.com/stock/apaff/quote) has established itself as a major player in the junior resource sector, earning Tier 1 Issuer status on the TSX Venture Exchange. By assembling a team of industry professionals, and creating an unparalleled portfolio of world class Vanadium-Titanium-Iron projects, Apella has placed itself at the forefront of worldwide Vanadium development. Apella's projects are located in the Canadian province of Quebec. Additional information is contained on the Company's website at www.apellaresources.com.
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About Pink OTC Markets Inc.
Pink OTC Markets Inc. (OTCQX:PINK) operates the leading electronic interdealer quotation and trading system for over 9,000 securities not listed on a U.S. stock exchange. Pink OTC Markets segments these securities into three tiers: the quality-controlled OTCQX marketplace, the U.S. registered and reporting OTCQB marketplace, and the speculative trading Pink Sheets marketplace. These three tiers constitute the third largest U.S. liquidity pool for trading public company shares, after The NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc. and The New York Stock Exchange. Pink OTC Markets products and services promote market transparency, improve price discovery, facilitate regulatory compliance, and increase the quality of issuer disclosure, to the benefit of all OTC market participants. To learn more about how Pink OTC Markets' products and services make OTC markets more transparent, informed, and efficient, please visit their websites at www.otcmarkets.com, www.pinkotc.com, and www.otcqx.com or contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF APELLA RESOURCES INC.
Patrick D. O'Brien, ICD.D - Chairman
SEC Exemption 12(g)3-2(b) File no. 82-3822, Standard & Poors Listed, Dun & Bradstreet ListedNeither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.