press center press release

Avis Budget Group to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

Published

ADVISORY, Oct. 3, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Avis Budget Group, a leading provider of vehicle rental services, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. The Company will be celebrating the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Avis Europe plc, reuniting the Avis and Budget brands under the global corporate umbrella of Avis Budget Group. Avis Budget Group becomes the only company in the world operating two global vehicle rental brands.

In honor of the occasion, Ronald L. Nelson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET 

Contact:

John Barrows

(973) 496-7865

PR@avisbudget.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on AMC3 / C20, downlink frequency 4100 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp at (212) 401-8916.

Facebook and Twitter:

For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies, please visit our Facebook page at:

http://www.facebook.com/nasdaqomx                                  

For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx

Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at:

http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx or http://social.nasdaqomx.com.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About Avis Budget Group:

Avis Budget Group is a leading global provider of vehicle rental services through its Avis and Budget brands. Upon completion of the acquisition of Avis Europe plc, Avis Budget Group will serve customers through more than 10,000 rental locations in approximately 175 countries around the world. Avis Budget Group has approximately 21,000 employees and is headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. For more information, visit www.avisbudgetgroup.com.

About NASDAQ OMX:

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,500 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX first North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). 

NDAQA

In This Story

NDAQ

Nasdaq Press Center

Read the latest press releases, request a press kit, and get in touch with our press team.

learn more