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NASDAQ OMX welcomes Boule Diagnostics AB to the main market


Stockholm, June 23, 2011 – NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announces that Boule Diagnostics AB (BOUL), a small cap company within the healthcare sector, today starts trading of its shares on the main market of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm.

Boule Diagnostics AB is an international group of companies with subsidiaries in Sweden, the US and China. Since its inception in 1992, Boule Diagnostics has rapidly grown into an international diagnostics company that develops, manufactures and sells complete solutions with both instruments and consumables for blood diagnostics.

Ernst Westman, CEO of Boule Diagnostics AB, commented: “We are an international company with high and profitable growth. We are investing to open up new markets and continue to grow. A listing on NASDAQ OMX is a logical step for us to ensure that we will be able to source capital to facilitate our development. We are a company with strong international competitiveness, which should interest both institutional and private investors.”

Jenny Rosberg, Senior Vice President at NASDAQ OMX said: “We are pleased to welcome Boule Diagnostics to NASDAQ OMX main market, where they will make a valuable addition to our healthcare sector.  Boule Diagnostics is yet another venture capital backed company to join NASDAQ OMX and we are looking forward to providing the company with the liquidity and investor reach advantages that come with the main market listing”.

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