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Reykjavik, 29 April, 2015 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading of Eik fasteignafélag hf.’s shares (short name EIK) commenced today on the Main Market of Nasdaq Iceland. Eik belongs to the Financial sector. Eik fasteignafélag is the second company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq Iceland this year and the 29th company on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets*.

 ″We are delighted to be on the equity market,” said Gardar Hannes Fridjónsson, CEO of Eik fasteignafélag. “We are truly grateful for the good reception in our successful public offering, which goes out to show that we are offering a good investment opportunity. The company’s operations are solid and the properties are profitable and well positioned. We look forward to taking on new endeavors and working with existing and new shareholders.”

″We are pleased to welcome Eik fasteignafélag to the Main Market. Eik is the second company to be listed on Nasdaq Iceland this year and is a substantial addition the market‘s real estate sector.“ said Pall Hardarson, President of Nasdaq Iceland.  ″The listing increases the company‘s visibility among investors and supports  its growth. We look forward to working with Eik and wish the company and its shareholders  success.“


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The matters described herein contain forward-looking statements that are made under the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about Nasdaq and its products and offerings. We caution that these statements are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond Nasdaq's control. These factors include, but are not limited to factors detailed in Nasdaq's annual report on Form 10-K, and periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation to release any revisions to any forward-looking statements.


         Kristín Jóhannsdóttir

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