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NASDAQ OMX congratulates Arminta Saladžienė on receiving the Swedbank Baltic Sea Award


President of NASDAQ OMX Vilnius awarded at Baltic Development Forum Stockholm, October 6, 2009 - Arminta Saladžienė, President NASDAQ OMX Vilnius has been honored with the Swedbank Baltic Sea Award for her work in heading up the Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance on a voluntary basis. The Baltic Institute of Corporate Governance is a non-governmental organization with the aim of advancing the Corporate Governance agenda in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, as well as educating and certifying Board members in the region. The award was presented to Ms Saladžienė at a Gala Dinner on Monday evening in connection with the Baltic Development Forum's annual Summit. The Summit, which is held in Stockholm October 5-6, includes speakers like the Prime Ministers of Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden and Finland as well as the CEO of Swedbank. The Baltic Development Forum is an independent non-profit organization which promotes the Baltic region as an integrated and internationally competitive growth region. Its members include large corporations, cities, institutional investors and business associations in the Baltic Sea region. For more information about the Baltic Development Forum and the 2009 Summit, please visit The Swedbank Baltic Sea Award was created in 2007 as a joint cooperation between the Baltic Development Forum and Swedbank. The award is given to an individual or organization that has made an extraordinary contribution to the development of the Baltic Sea region, and consists of EUR 5000 aside from the honor. Arminta Saladžienė will join the group of previous winners: Björn Carlsson, the founder of “Baltic Sea 2020” and Tarja Halonen, President of Finland, awarded for her strong commitment to the Baltic Sea region. About NASDAQ OMX 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 3,700 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 *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook and Twitter. Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements 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 OMX's 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 OMX's control. These factors include, but are not limited to factors detailed in NASDAQ OMX'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. The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Media Contact: Anna Rasin +46 8 405 6612 Carl Norell +46 8 405 6639

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