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NASDAQ OMX welcomes Kopparberg Mineral to First North

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Stockholm, May 5, 2011 — NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announces that the trading in Kopparberg Mineral AB (KMIN B) shares commenced today on First North at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Kopparberg Mineral belongs to the Materials sector is the ninth company to be admitted to trading on First North in 2011, and the ninth company to move to NASDAQ OMX from Aktietorget.

Kopparberg Mineral is an expanding Swedish exploration company. Since its inception in 2006, Kopparberg Mineral has grown to a company with global operations within exploration of base metals to gems. For more information, please visit www.kopparbergmineral.se

Jenny Rosberg, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX said: “We look forward to working with Kopparberg Mineral to help them attract investor awareness and visibility at First North, one of Europe’s most liquid growth markets. Kopparberg Mineral will make a great addition to our Nordic and international members looking for investment opportunities in the Materials sector.”

Kopparberg Mineral has appointed Erik Penser Bankaktiebolag as Certified Adviser.

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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.

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 approximately 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.

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