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Nasdaq Iceland welcomes Klappir Green Solutions hf. to First North


Reykjavík, September 21, 2017 – Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announces that trading in Klappir Green Solutions hf.  (shortname: KLAPP B) or „Klappir” commenced today on Nasdaq First North Iceland. Klappir belongs to the software sector. It is the first company this year to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq Iceland and the 77th company on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets*.  

Klappir develops, sells and implements software solutions in the environmental field. Klappir’s methodology and software solutions enable companies, municipalities and the government to set measurable targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and report on performance in a cost-effective and transparent way. Emphasis is placed on easy access and traceability. For further information please visit

“It is a great pleasure for us to be listed on Nasdaq First North,” says Jon Agust Thorsteinsson, CEO of Klappir. “We are a growing company operating in an exciting industry. There are great possibilities ahead in the development of green software solutions and by listing on Nasdaq First North we want to make it easy for interested investors to take part in this journey with us. Listing will benefit the company with respect to shareholder and investor services, but not least in financing larger projects when opportunities arise. We look forward to moving into this new reality.”

“We sincerely welcome Klappir to Nasdaq First North,” says Pall Hardarson, President of Nasdaq Iceland. “It is very pleasing that a progressive technology company like Klappir should choose Nasdaq First North as a venue for increased visibility and future growth. This step Klappir is taking will enhance the company’s profile both in Iceland and abroad and it will be exciting to follow their journey. We look forward to working with Klappir and congratulate the company, its shareholders and staff on this important milestone.”

Arion bank is Klappir’s 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 (MTF), 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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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 Copenhagen A/S, Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd., Nasdaq Iceland hf., Nasdaq Riga, AS, Nasdaq Stockholm AB, Nasdaq Tallinn AS, AB Nasdaq Vilnius, Nasdaq Clearing AB and Nasdaq 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.

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