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NASDAQ OMX Announces Second Quarter 2009 New Listings Statistics


NEW YORK, July 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that The NASDAQ Stock Market(r) (NASDAQ(r)) captured a total of 18 new listings, highlighted by the initial public offerings of Chinese game developer (Nasdaq:CYOU), online reservation management provider OpenTable (Nasdaq:OPEN) and Medidata Solutions (Nasdaq:MDSO), a provider of hosted clinical data solutions.

The new listings are comprised of the following categories:

2nd Qtr 2009 ------------ Total New Listings 18 NYSE Group Switches 3 Initial Public Offerings 3 Upgrades from Over-the-Counter 9 ETFs, Structured Products & Other Listings 3

Listings from NYSE Group's New York Stock Exchange featured the switch of communications equipment provider Network Equipment Technologies (Nasdaq:NWK). Transfers from NYSE Amex included consumer health care company Female Health (Nasdaq:FHCO) and CE Franklin (Nasdaq:CFK), a distributor of products and services to the Canadian oil and gas industry. Also, FactSet Research Systems (Nasdaq:FDS), a leading provider of global financial information, began dually listing their shares on NASDAQ.

Along with (Nasdaq:CYOU), NASDAQ welcomed four other Chinese companies: China Bio Energy (Nasdaq:CBEH), China Natural Gas (Nasdaq:CHNG), China Auto Logistics (Nasdaq:CALI) and Skystar Bio-Pharmaceutical (Nasdaq:SKBI). NASDAQ currently lists 100 companies headquartered in Greater China, more than any other U.S. exchange.

Other notable listings included Broadwind Energy (Nasdaq:BWEN), a provider of integrated supply-chain solutions to the power infrastructure industry, and Myriad Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:MYRX), a biopharmaceutical spin-off from Myriad Genetics (Nasdaq:MYGN).

Statistics are sourced from internal NASDAQ information. For more information about these and other NASDAQ market performance statistics, visit

About the NASDAQ OMX Group

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,800 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit

Neither The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. nor any of its affiliates (collectively "NASDAQ OMX") makes any recommendation to buy or sell any security or any representation about the financial condition of any company. Investors should undertake their own due diligence and carefully evaluate companies before investing.


CONTACT: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Media Contacts: Wayne Lee +1.301.978.4875 Bethany Sherman +1.646.401.8714

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