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December 2, 2015 – Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that trading in Evli Bank shares (short name: EVLI) commenced today on the main market of Nasdaq Helsinki. Evli bank is a Small Cap company within the Financials sector.

Evli Bank Plc is a private bank that specializes in investment and helps private persons and institutions increase their wealth. The Company offers asset management services, various services related to the capital markets, such as brokerage of equity and other investment products, market making and investment research, and Corporate Finance services. For more information, please visit

Maunu Lehtimäki, the CEO of Evli Bank said: “Throughout its entire 30-year history, Evli Bank has been a pioneer in the investment industry. Having started in equity brokerage, Evli has during the years evolved from a banking firm to a bank that currently focuses on increasing the capital and wealth of its clients. Our high-quality products and services as well as our experienced personnel have enabled Evli’s successful development. Our revenue has developed positively and our financial situation is strong. The new capital from the initial public offering will enable the implementation of our growth strategy and expansion of our operations in Finland and abroad.”

 “We warmly welcome Evli Bank to Nasdaq Helsinki,” said Lauri Rosendahl, President of Nasdaq Helsinki. “Based on the great success of the initial public offering, Evli is already a very well-known brand among Finnish investors, and the company will be a great addition to our Financials sector. It is also a pleasure to note that the company is the 11th new company in Helsinki this year. We look forward to supporting Evli Bank in all stages of their growth, and are happy to provide them with the increased visibility as well as investor awareness that comes with a listing on the main market.”

Adam Kostyál, Senior Vice President and Head of listings at Nasdaq Nordic said:  “We are pleased to see continued strong progress with the listings across our Nordic markets. The listing of Evli Bank is already the 85th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2015.

*Main markets and First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.

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