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Stockholm, May 16, 2014 — NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ: NDAQ) announces that the trading in AGES Industri AB (AGES B) shares commenced today on First North at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. AGES belongs to the Industrials sector and is the eleventh company to be admitted to trading on First North’s Nordic markets (Stockholm, Helsinki, Copenhagen and Iceland) in 2014. AGES shares are traded in the First North Premier segment where companies commit to follow the disclosure rules of NASDAQ OMX Nordic’s main markets.

AGES specialises in aluminium die-casting, advanced machining of metals and assembly. Operations are concentrated on high-volume component manufacturing with a high proportion of sales to the automotive industry. For more information, visit

“AGES has experienced strong growth and we expect continued high demand for our products and services,” said Magnus Björn, CEO of AGES Industri. “The listing on NASDAQ OMX First North Premier aims to create more awareness of AGES and facilitate our continued growth and profitability. We believe that AGES will benefit from the quality mark that the listing implies and that it will lead to an increased interest in the company.”

“We are excited to welcome AGES to First North and to our world-leading Industrials sector,” said Adam Kostyal, Senior Vice President at NASDAQ OMX. “We continue to see a strong interest for First North and today’s listing, which marks the eleventh this year, underlines that trend.”

AGES Industries AB is using Remium Nordic AB as Certified Adviser.

To view a CEO interview from today’s listing ceremony click here.

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

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 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,200 listed companies with a market value of over $8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit

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Media Relations Contact:
Carl Norell
+46 8 405 6639

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