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NASDAQ OMX Welcomes Cell Impact AB to First North


Stockholm, February 20 2013 — NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Cell Impact AB (short name: CI B) shares will commence today on First North at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Cell Impact, a spin-off company from Amasten (previously Morphic Technologies), belongs to the Industrial sector and is the fourth new company to be admitted to trading on First North in 2013.

Cell Impact develops and markets high velocity impact units – a patented and innovative technology that acts to create a more sustainable society. The technology can be used to shape and shear material by using high kinetic energy, thus providing new opportunities in terms of improved quality for a wide area of applications.

 “At First North we expect to gain increased exposure for our innovative solutions by reaching out to a wider investor audience,” said Cell Impact’s CEO Mats Wallin. “Cell Impact operates in a market with tremendous potential and we look forward to leveraging our publicly traded status in order to build our brand and support continued financial growth.”

 “We are pleased to welcome Cell Impact to First North and NASDAQ OMX’s world-leading industrials sector,” said Emelie Jarnesten, head of NASDAQ OMX First North. “It is encouraging to see a continued strong inflow of companies to our First North market and we welcome more companies to take advantage of the investor visibility and reach that we can offer.”

Cell Impact has appointed Mangold Fondkommission AB as Certified Adviser.

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.


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