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Nasdaq Helsinki welcomes Next Games to First North Finland

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March 23, 2017 – Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that trading in Next Games Corporation shares (short name: NXTGMS) commenced today on Nasdaq First North Finland. The company belongs to the Consumer Goods sector. Nasdaq First North is a Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) aimed towards emerging growth companies and is operated by Nasdaq Nordic exchanges, including Nasdaq Helsinki.

Next Games is a mobile game developer and publisher specializing in licensed IP games. The developers of the critically acclaimed The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land, redefines the way franchise entertainment transforms into highly engaging mobile games. Next Games employs 70 people and is based in Helsinki, Finland. For more information, please visit www.nextgames.com.

”I’m extremely pleased with the reception of our IPO both among the notable institutional investors in Finland, Sweden and The UK as well as the general public in Finland and our personnel. We are doing our part in starting a new chapter in the history of the Finnish games industry as the first games company to list publicly in Finland. We are delighted to see the industry grow and mature into a significant business sector in Finland. The IPO gives Next Games the means to continue relentlessly executing our growth strategy, developing new mobile gaming experiences based on the best entertainment IP’s in the world. I would like to thank our new investors in participating in our IPO and extend a warm welcome onboard”, said Teemu Huuhtanen, CEO of Next Games Corporation.

 “We warmly welcome Next Games to Nasdaq First North Finland,” said Henrik Husman, President of Nasdaq Helsinki. “Next Games is the first company to represent gaming industry on Nasdaq Helsinki, and it makes a very interesting addition to First North Finland. We look forward to a long-standing partnership with the company and its shareholders”, said Henrik Husman, President of Nasdaq Helsinki.

Next Games Corporation has appointed Danske Bank A/S, Helsinki Branch, as its Certified Adviser.

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