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NASDAQ OMX welcomes Karolinska Development to the Main Market


Torbjörn Bjerke, CEO at Karolinska Development commented, “Today marks a milestone for Karolinska Development, and our listing at NASDAQ OMX will strengthen our company profile towards both shareholders and industry stakeholders. With a large number of promising projects, in a range of therapeutic areas where effective treatment is currently lacking, Karolinska Development is well-positioned to succeed in becoming a profitable listed company”.

Jenny Rosberg, Senior Vice President at NASDAQ OMX said, “We are pleased to welcome Karolinska Development to the main market where they will make a valuable addition to our Health Care sector. We look forward to providing Karolinska Development with the strong liquidity, investor exposure and services that NASDAQ OMX offers to our listed companies”.

Karolinska Development's business concept is to create value for investors, patients, and researchers by developing innovations from world-leading research into products that can be sold or licensed with high returns. The company currently has twelve projects in clinical phase, including six in Phase II, with more than 20 compounds deemed to have first in class potential. For more information visit:

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Picture KD1 is with Karolinska Development CEO, Torbjørn Bjerke, raising the The NASDAQ OMX Listing Crystal

Picture KD 3 is with  Marie Parck,  Head of Sales, Listings & Capital Markets, Sweden, NASDAQOMX and  Karolinska Development CEO, Torbjørn Bjerke awaiting first trade

Picture KD 4 is with Karolinska Development CEO, Torbjørn Bjerke, ringing the opening bell


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