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December 5, 2014 - Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that trading in Nixu Corporation shares commenced today on First North in Helsinki (NIXU). The company belongs to the Technology sector. First North Finland is a Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) aimed towards emerging growth companies and is operated by Nasdaq Helsinki.

Nixu Corporation is a cybersecurity company. They provide their clients with cybersecurity solutions in Corporate IT, Digital Business and Industrial Internet. Nixu’s clients trust them in projects where developing, implementing or assessing of information security is required. Nixu ensur​es the confidentiality of client data, business continuity and ease-of-access to digital services through managing and mitigating the cybersecurity risks. For more information please visit

“During our listing process we met many private and institutional investors. We were pleased to notice that investors value the work that we have done for a more secure digital society. Furthermore, the good feedback received from our investors, clients and employees during the initial public offering enhances our perception that Nixu’s brand name will be even strongly associated with cybersecurity. I would like to thank everyone who participated in the initial public offering,” says Petri Kairinen, CEO of Nixu Corporation.

 “We are excited to welcome Nixu as already the sixth new company to First North Finland this year,” said Lauri Rosendahl, President of Nasdaq Helsinki. “Nixu will make a great addition to our technology sector, and we look forward to a long-standing partnership with the company and its shareholders.”

Nixu has appointed Summa Capital Oy as its Certified Adviser.

About First North

First North is regulated as a multilateral trading facility, operated by the different exchanges within Nasdaq Nordic. It does not have the legal status as an EU-regulated market. Companies at First North are subject to the rules of First North and not the legal requirements for admission to trading on a regulated market. The risk in such an investment may be higher than on the main market.

About Nasdaq

Nasdaq (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,400 listed companies with a market value of over $8.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland, Nasdaq Riga, Nasdaq Stockholm, Nasdaq Tallinn, Nasdaq Vilnius, Nasdaq Clearing and Nasdaq Broker Services are respectively brand names for the regulated markets of Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen A/S, Nasdaq OMX Helsinki Ltd., Nasdaq OMX Iceland hf., Nasdaq OMX Riga, AS, Nasdaq OMX Stockholm AB, Nasdaq OMX Tallinn AS, AB Nasdaq OMX Vilnius, Nasdaq OMX Clearing AB, Nasdaq OMX Broker Services AB. Nasdaq Nordic represents the common offering by Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm. Nasdaq Baltic represents the common offering by Nasdaq Tallinn, Nasdaq Riga and Nasdaq Vilnius. To learn more, visit or”

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Maarit Bystedt

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