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NASDAQ OMX Welcomes Avega Group to the Main Market


Stockholm, December 16, 2010– NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announced today that Avega Group AB (ticker symbol: AVEG B), has started trading of its B shares on the main market of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Avega Group is a Small Cap company within the Information Technology sector which has been listed on First North in Stockholm since 2007. Avega Group is the seventh company to move from First North to the main market in 2010.

Avega Group is a consultancy company with specialized subsidiaries within IT and business development. Avega Group's mission is to match its customers' needs with its employees' expertise and focus, creating mutual success. Through its ability to attract and retain the most qualified consultants in each specialist area the company support its customers in the development of the Nordic region's most complex and exciting projects. By focusing on quality, profitability and growth, the company has, since its inception, grown organically and has always been profitable. Avega Group was founded in 2000 and today has approximately 280 employees based in Stockholm, Malmö and Gothenburg. For more information, visit

Jenny Rosberg, Senior Vice President at NASDAQ OMX said, "It is always pleasing to see a company move from our growth market up to our main market, and Avega Group listing today demonstrates the strength of our European listing model. We look forward to supporting Avega Group to benefit from the increased investor visibility and awareness that comes with a main market listing."

"Our listing on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm will promote our continued development and expansion. This quality endorsement not only strengthens our brand among customers but also facilitates future recruitment. Our continued mission is to provide our customers with the right mix of skills to support them in implementing efficiency and profitability improvements in their IT and business development, says Jan Rosenholm, CEO of Avega Group.

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