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NASDAQ OMX WELCOMES ADVENICA TO FIRST NORTH PREMIER

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Stockholm, September 18, 2014 — NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Advenica (shortname: ADVE) shares commenced today on First North at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Advenica belongs to the Technology sector and is the 30th company to be admitted to trading on First North’s Nordic markets (Stockholm, Helsinki, Copenhagen and Iceland) in 2014. Advenica will be traded in the First North Premier segment, where companies commit to follow the disclosure rules of NASDAQ OMX main markets.

Advenica is a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions in Europe. Advenica develops, manufacture and distributes advanced cybersecurity solutions that secure information exchange of sensitive data, prevent intrusion and thereby information theft and leakage. Accredited to the highest security standards by the European Union and Swedish National Authorities, Advenica products and technologies are deployed by organisations with the most stringent security requirements: defense, government agencies, municipals, healthcare, law enforcement and multinational corporations. Headquartered in Lund, Sweden, Advenica has additional offices in Stockholm, The Hague and Vienna. For more information, visit www.advenica.com.

“After 20 years in the cybersecurity business Advenica now have decided to become a public company,” said Andreas Linde, CEO Advenica. “In our addressed market segments the demand for trusted solutions are tremendous and growing because of the exploding number of malicious attacks on IT systems. Selecting NASDAQ OMX First North Premier was an easy choise when looking for a high quality marketplace that shows the high ambition Advenica has set for the coming years.”

“NASDAQ OMX is proud to welcome Advenica to our family of listed companies and to our Technology sector,” said Adam Kostyal, Senior Vice President at NASDAQ OMX. “Advenica operates in a sector with tremendous growth potential and we look forward to supporting the company in its endavour as a publically traded company.”

Advenica has appointed Evli Bank Plc. as Certified Adviser.

About First North

First North is regulated as a multilateral trading facility, operated by the different exchanges within NASDAQ OMX Nordic. It does not have the legal status as an EU-regulated market. Companies at First North are subject to the rules of First North and not the legal requirements for admission to trading on a regulated market. The risk in such an investment may be higher than on the main market.

About NASDAQ OMX Group

Carl Norell

+46 (0) 8 405 6639

carl.norell@nasdaqomx.com

 

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