NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen welcomes Össur hf.
Icelandic company Össur becomes dually listed on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen Copenhagen, September 4, 2009 - NASDAQ OMX Nordic, part of the NASDAQ OMX Group, reports that trading in Össur hf. shares commence today on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen. Össur has since 1999 been listed on NASDAQ OMX Iceland and the company will continue to be part of the Icelandic market with a secondary listing on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen. Össur is a global leader in non-invasive orthopedics. Its business is focused on improving people's mobility through the delivery of innovative technologies within the fields of bracing and supports, prosthetic limbs and compression therapies. Headquartered in Iceland, Össur has operations in North America and Europe, with additional distributors worldwide. Jenny Rosberg, Senior Vice President at NASDAQ OMX said: “We are excited to welcome Össur to NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen. Össur's dual listing on our Icelandic and Danish markets truly demonstrates the strength of the Nordic exchange model and we are confident that it will benefit both share liquidity and investor awareness”. Jon Sigurdsson, CEO at Össur said: “The listing of our shares in Iceland has served us well and we remain committed to all current and future shareholders. The dual listing in Copenhagen is a logical next step for us, aimed at strengthening the company's financial foundation for future growth”. Össur hf., whose short name is OSSR, is a mid-cap company in the Health Care sector. Össur has engaged Nordea Markets as financial advisor. 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 http://www.nasdaqomx.com. 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. - # - CONTACTS: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Carl Norell +46 8 405 66 39 firstname.lastname@example.org
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