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The Maersk Group to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell


ADVISORY, April 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --


The Maersk Group, a global conglomerate with a core within shipping and oil & gas, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. 

In honor of the occasion, Nils S. Andersen, Group CEO, will ring the Opening Bell.


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


Thursday, April 18, 2013 – 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET   


Henrik Brünniche Lund

+45 3363 3106

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

Feed Information:

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Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West

18 mhz Lower

DL 3811 Vertical

FEC 3/4

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About The Maersk Group

The Maersk Group is a global conglomerate with a core in shipping and oil & gas. Its businesses include four strategic growth businesses:

  • Maersk Line, the world's leading container shipping line
  • APM Terminals, a significant ports business, operating on 5 continents and with strong focus on growth markets
  • Maersk Oil, a mid-sized oil company which is among the world's 25 largest non-state-owned oil companies
  • Maersk Drilling which operates some of the world's most advanced rigs for the deep-water, ultra-harsh environment.

The group operates in 140 countries, employs roughly 121,000 people, and generates around USD 60 billion in yearly revenue.

The group's core strengths are:

  • Size, global reach significant presence in growth markets
  • Financial strength
  • Highly skilled employees
  • Clear values
  • Commitment to quality, sustainability and innovation

The Maersk Group is listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange under the legal name A.P. Møller - Maersk A/S. Shares in the company are divided into A and B shares, with only A shares conferring voting rights. The group currently has some 76,000 shareholders, with a family foundation – the A.P. Møller and Chastine Mc-Kinney Møller Foundation – owning the controlling stake in the group.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets including 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-55 microsecond average speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,300 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit Follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter ( (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)


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