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NASDAQ HELSINKI WELCOMES TALENOM TO FIRST NORTH

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June 11, 2015 - Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that trading in Talenom Plc shares (short name: TNOM) commenced today on Nasdaq First North in Helsinki. The company belongs to the Industrials sector. Nasdaq First North is a Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) aimed towards emerging growth companies and is operated by Nasdaq Nordic exchanges.

Founded in 1972, Talenom is an accounting company offering a wide range of accounting services and other specialist services to support the businesses of its customers. The company has its own software development and it provides electronic financial administration tools for its customers.  Talenom Group's net sales in 2014 amounted to 29.6 million euros. For more information, please visit www.talenom.fi/en

”Talenom is a pioneer among accounting companies in Finland, representing a success story. During our 40 years of history we have grown as one of the leading accounting companies nationwide. I strongly feel that it is my long-term mission to develop Talenom to become the most recognized accounting company in Finland. The listing on First North is a significant step in our story. I am very pleased on the reception of our initial public offering, and I would like to warmly welcome all the new shareholders to take part in our growth story. A wider shareholder base will give us a good platform to grow. This is a great starting point,” says Harri Tahkola, President and CEO of Talenom Plc.

  “We are excited to welcome Talenom Plc to Nasdaq First North where it will already be the 15th company in Finland,” said Lauri Rosendahl, President of Nasdaq Helsinki. “Talenom will make a great addition to our Industrials sector, and we look forward to a long-standing partnership with the company and its shareholders.”

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 Talenom is already the 45th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2015.

Talenom Plc has appointed Summa Capital Oy as its Certified Adviser.

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

About Nasdaq First North

Nasdaq 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.

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