Stockholm, June 1, 2009 - NASDAQ OMX Nordic, part of the NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announced Electra Gruppen AB (ELEC), a small cap company within the Consumer Discretionary segment, today moves to the main market of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Electra is the fifteenth company to move from First North to the NASDAQ OMX Nordic main market. Electra Gruppen is a complete supplier of products and services within home electronics, operating retail stores and providing marketing, logistics, IT and concept development services. The company is headquartered in Kalmar, Sweden. Jenny Rosberg, Senior Vice President at NASDAQ OMX said: “We are pleased to welcome Electra as an exciting addition to our Consumer Discretionary sector. This listing is a prime example of how First North can provide the experience and capital strength needed before entering our main market. We look forward to supporting Electra in building investor awareness and visibility around their business.” Erik Penser Bankaktiebolag has acted as advisor for the main market listing of Electra Gruppen AB. 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 3,800 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 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 email@example.com
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