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Nasdaq Helsinki welcomes Viafin Service to Nasdaq First North Finland


November 20, 2018 – Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announce that trading in Viafin Service shares (short name: VIAFIN) commence today on Nasdaq First North Finland. The company belongs to the Industrials sector. Viafin Service is the 66th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2018, and it represents the 11th listing on Nasdaq Helsinki in 2018.

Viafin Service Oyj is a Finnish company that is specialized in industrial maintenance as well as in repair and installation of industrial piping and equipment. Viafin Service operates mainly in Finland, and its customer base consists of several big industrial corporations in pulp, cardboard, metal processing, energy and chemical industries. The Company has ten local service units in eight counties across Finland. For more information:

“I am very satisfied with the interest shown and the result of our initial public offering. I consider the oversubscription of our IPO to be a good indication of investors’ trust and faith in our company and its future. I am also very happy that our ownership base grew by several notable Finnish institutional investors, as well as numerous private investors. We have been advancing according to our plans, and the listing of the company is one very important stage to make it possible to further grow and expand the company according to our growth strategy. I wish to thank all those who participated in our IPO for their trust and bid all our new shareholders welcome to the growth story of Viafin Service”, says Tuomas Tuomela, CEO of Viafin Service.

“We would like to extend a warm welcome to Viafin Service which is an interesting addition to our First North market. We congratulate Viafin Service on the successful completion of its IPO and look forward to a lasting partnership with the company and its shareholders”, said Henrik Husman, President of Nasdaq Helsinki.

Viafin Service Oyj has appointed Alexander Corporate Finance Oy as its Certified Adviser.

*Main markets and Nasdaq 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 (Nasdaq First North Denmark is regulated as an alternative marketplace). It does not have the legal status as an EU-regulated market. Companies at Nasdaq First North are subject to the rules of Nasdaq 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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