SOURCE: Pink Sheets, LLC

September 25, 2007 09:00 ET

BG Group plc Joins International OTCQX

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 25, 2007) - Pink Sheets, LLC, the leading electronic inter-dealer quotation system, trading technology and financial information provider for over-the-counter (OTC) securities, today announced that BG Group plc, a global leader in the natural gas business, has switched from the New York Stock Exchange and is now listing its American Depositary Shares (ADSs) on the International OTCQX market tier. Beginning today, BG Group's ADSs will trade on the OTC market's highest tier, International PremierQX, under the ticker "BRGYY." Investors will find real-time quotes, current disclosure and financial information on the company at and

"We are pleased to welcome a world leader in natural gas to the new International OTCQX market tier," said R. Cromwell Coulson, Chairman and CEO of Pink Sheets LLC. "As an International PremierQX company, BG Group distinguishes itself as one of the highest-quality companies trading over-the-counter. This move will provide BG Group with continued exposure and trading visibility in the U.S. capital market, while reducing duplicative costs and complexity associated with a U.S. cross listing."

JP Morgan will serve as BG Group's Principal American Liaison ("PAL"), responsible for maintaining BG Group's Level 1 ADR program and advising the company on its disclosure requirements and communication with the U.S. market.

BG Group's shares are also listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker "BG."

About BG Group plc

BG Group plc is a global natural gas business. Active on five continents in over 25 countries, it operates four business segments -- Exploration and Production, LNG, Transmission and Distribution and Power.

About International OTCQX

International OTCQX provides a gateway to U.S. securities markets for international companies that are listed on a qualified international exchange and provide ongoing disclosure in English to U.S. investors. More importantly, International OTCQX distinguishes the reputable international issuers from the 8,000 over-the-counter (OTC) securities traded in the U.S. For more about International OTCQX, visit

About Pink Sheets LLC

Pink Sheets, LLC is the leading electronic inter-dealer quotation system, trading technology and financial information provider for the over-the-counter (OTC) securities markets. Its centralized information network includes services designed to benefit market makers, issuers, brokers and OTC investors. Pink Sheets information enhances the efficiency of OTC trading, provides better executions for OTC investors and improves the capital formation process for OTC issuers. For more information visit the Pink Sheets website at

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