Stockholm, June 2, 2010 - NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announces that Byggmax Group AB (BMAX), a mid cap company within the Consumer Discretionary sector, today starts trading of its shares on the main market of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Byggmax is the seventh company to list on NASDAQ OMX Nordic markets in 2010, and the second IPO this year. Byggmax is one of the largest building material chains for consumers in the Nordics. Since its launch in 1993 Byggmax has established 68 stores in the Nordic region. Byggmax's business concept has consistently been based on the idea to offer a cost-efficient alternative for consumers in need of high-quality construction materials. Sales amounted to about SEK 2.4 billion in 2009. For more information, visit www.byggmax.se. Jenny Rosberg, Senior Vice President at NASDAQ OMX said, “We welcome Byggmax and look forward to providing them with the strong liquidity and visibility advantages that comes with a listing at our main market. Byggmax is a company that already has a strong brand and reputation on the Nordic retail market and will make a great investment addition to our consumer sector.” Byggmax's CEO, Magnus Agervald commented, “During a busy two weeks, in a volatile market, we have met great interest in Byggmax, our strong business model and the offer both in Sweden and abroad. It is satisfying to see both retail investors and a number of well-established Swedish and international institutions as new shareholders creating a broad ownership base with more than 4,000 shareholders. We look forward to continuing Byggmax's growth and expansion in a listed-company environment.” About NASDAQ OMX The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/nasdaqomx) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). 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 NASDAQ OMX's 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. - # - CONTACTS: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Carl Norell +46 8 405 66 39 firstname.lastname@example.org
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