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Helsinki, November 28, 2013 - NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ: NDAQ) announced that trading in Restamax Plc (RESTA) shares commenced today on the main market of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Restamax Oyj is a small cap company within the sector Consumer Services.

Restamax Plc is one of the biggest restaurant groups in Finland. Restamax offers experiences to customers in some 60 restaurants and nightclubs. Restamax was established in 1996 and throughout the years the group has grown strongly through strategic acquisitions and organic growth. The company owns both premium restaurants and casual family-style restaurants. For more information, visit

Markku Virtanen, CEO of Restamax Plc, commented: “We are pleased that our IPO was oversubscribed by a factor of 1.32. It was also nice to notice that we received significant international investments. The successful completion of our IPO allows us to leverage our growth strategy. ”

Lauri Rosendahl, President of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, said: “We would like to extend a warm welcome to Restamax which is an exciting new addition to our main market at NASDAQ OMX Helsinki as the first restaurant group. We congratulate Restamax on its successful IPO and are proud to partner with the company as it embarks on its journey as a listed company.”

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