ADVISORY, Aug. 12, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
What: Carlsberg A/S (CARL-A) (CARL-B) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Jorn P. Jensen, Chief Financial Officer of Carlsberg A/S (CARL-A)(CARL-B), will preside over the NASDAQ Opening Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Thursday, August 13th, 2009 at 9:15 - 9:30 a.m. ET Contacts: Peter Kondrup +45 3327 1221 +45 3327 4808 Peter.firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045 Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.
An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_about.stm.
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 Carlsberg A/S (CARL-A) (CARL-B):
Carlsberg is one of the world's largest brewery groups.
Carlsberg has a beer for every occasion and for every palate and lifestyle. The Group's broad portfolio of beer brands includes the international premium brands Carlsberg Pilsner, known as "Probably the best beer in the world," Tuborg, Baltika and Kronenbourg 1664. Carlsberg also has a wide range of leading brands in its local markets.
Carlsberg's business portfolio consists of brewery activities in the mature markets of Northern and Western Europe, the growth markets of Eastern Europe and the emerging markets of Asia.
Value creation and profitable growth play a key role in Carlsberg's strategy. Over the last five years, the Carlsberg Group has become increasingly market-oriented and efficient. Important results have been achieved, but the strategic development process is continuing. Since the acquisition of part of the assets in Scottish and Newcastle in 2008, the objective of Carlsberg is to build the fastest growing global beer company in the world.
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 over 3,700 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX Group 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 ETFs. NASDAQ OMX Group 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 Group exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com.