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NASDAQ OMX WELCOMES BESQAB TO THE MAIN MARKET

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Stockholm, June 12, 2014 — NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announced that Besqab (short name: BESQ), a Small Cap company within the Financials sector, has started trading of its shares on the main market of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Besqab AB is, including switches, the thirteenth company to list at NASDAQ OMX’s Nordic main markets in 2014 (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm; Helsinki; Copenhagen; and Iceland).

Besqab is a real estate development company focused on building new housing properties in attractive locations, in the Stockholm and Uppsala areas. Since its inception in 1989, Besqab has been involved in projects encompassing more than 5,000 residencies with a total area of approximately 100,000 square meters. For more information, visit www.besqab.se.

“Today’s listing of Besqab at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm is an important milestone for our company’s continued development” said Anette Frumerie, CEO of Besqab. “We are pleased with and proud of the large interest in our IPO which confirms the market confidence in our strategy and business model. We welcome all our new shareholders and look forward to continuing to develop Besqab’s growth strategy in a publically listed environment.”   

”We welcome Besqab to NASDAQ OMX Stockholm where we continue to see a strong inflow of new exciting companies,” said Adam Kostyal, Senior Vice President at NASDAQ OMX. “Besqab will make an interesting addition to our vibrant real estate sector and we look forward supporting them with the investor exposure that comes with being a main market company.”

To view a CEO interview from the listing ceremony click here.

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 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and approximately 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,400 listed companies with a market value of over $8.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. NASDAQ OMX Nordic is not a legal entity but describes the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Iceland. NASDAQ OMX Nordic is not a legal entity but describes the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Iceland. To learn more, visit 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 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.

Media Relations Contact:
NASDAQ OMX
Christina Malmberg Hägerstrand
+46 (0) 8 405 65 83
christina.hagerstrand@nasdaqomx.com

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