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NASDAQ OMX ICELAND WELCOMES N1 TO THE MAIN MARKET

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Reykjavik, 19 December, 2013 -  NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announced that the shares of N1 hf., a Small Cap company within the Consumer Services sector, today began trading on the Main Market of NASDAQ OMX Iceland. N1 is the 16th company to be listed on NASDAQ OMX Nordic this year, and the 3rd on the NASDAQ OMX Iceland market. N1 will trade under the ticker symbol N1.

N1 is one of the largest retail and service companies in Iceland. The company provides people and businesses around the country fuel, supplies, refreshments and entertainment with a powerful distribution system, targeted product selection and personal service. N1 runs almost two hundred service centers, self-service stations, garages and corporate stores around Iceland. 

Eggert Benedikt Guðmundsson, CEO of N1: “N1 celebrates going public on the market with a large and solid group of shareholders. The public offering was extremely well received which is a motivation for all of us at the company and connects us better with our large customer base around the country. We look forward to working with this large group to further strengthen the company “

“It is with pleasure that we welcome N1 to the Icelandic Main Market.” said Pall Hardarson, President of NASDAQ OMX Iceland. “The company is a great addition to the Icelandic equity market, and brings added sector diversity to it which is very important in the rebuilding of the market. The demand in the recent public offering is indicative of the public’s interest in the company, but the company is very familiar to many Icelanders. We look forward to supporting N1 on their new route as a listed company.”

Islandsbanki and Arion bank were N1’s advisors during the listing process and the same companies are market makers.

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 futures products to be traded on NFX and NASDAQ OMX's other 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.

About NASDAQ OMX Group

NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and approximately 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,300 listed companies with a market value of over $7 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

         NASDAQ OMX GROUP:

         Kristin Johannsdottir

         +354 868 9836

         kristin.johannsdottir@nasdaqomx.com

         N1:

         Sverrir Ingi Armannsson

         +354 440 1035

         ir@n1.is

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