NEW YORK, April 22, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ), the world's largest exchange company, announced that the trading of Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq:CDXS) commenced today on The NASDAQ Stock Market. Codexis, Inc. trades under the ticker symbol (CDXS). Codexis, Inc. raised $78 million.
"We welcome Codexis to NASDAQ, the exchange of choice for publicly traded clean-tech companies and home of the NASDAQ® Clean Edge® Green Energy Index," said Bruce Aust, Executive Vice President, Corporate Client Group, NASDAQ OMX. "Green companies are bringing a revolution to our economy by creating jobs and helping the environment, and we are proud to support their financial growth."
There are currently 37 NASDAQ-listed clean-tech companies included on The NASDAQ Clean Edge Green Energy Index, which represents 70% of all listings in the Index.
About Codexis, Inc.:
Codexis, Inc. is a leading provider of optimized biocatalysts that make existing industrial processes faster, cleaner and more efficient than current methods and have the potential to make new industrial processes possible at commercial scale. Codexis has commercialized its biocatalysts in the pharmaceutical industry and is developing biocatalysts for use in producing advanced biofuels under a multi-year research and development collaboration. The company is also using its technology platform to pursue biocatalyst-enabled solutions in other bioindustrial markets, including carbon management, water treatment and chemicals.
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