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NASDAQ OMX Welcomes Kopylovskoye AB to First North


Stockholm, August 27, 2010 — NASDAQ OMX, announces that the trading in Kopylovskoye AB (KOPY B) shares will commence today, August 27, on First North at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Kopylovskoye belongs to the Materials sector and is the fifth company to be admitted to trading on First North in 2010. Kopylovskoye is a Swedish junior gold exploration company founded in 2007, following the acquisition of a gold exploration prospect of the same name. Until December 2008 Kopylovskoye was a subsidiary of Central Asia Gold AB, another Swedish junior exploration and production gold company. Kopylovskoye's development strategy is to supplement Soviet geologic knowledge and science with international best industry practices and modern technology in order to identify and explore mineral deposits in a cost-efficient way. Jenny Rosberg, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX said, “We look forward to working with Kopylovskoye to help them attract investor awareness and visibility at First North, one of Europe's most liquid growth markets. Kopylovskoye will make a great addition to our Nordic and international members looking for investment opportunities in the materials sector.” Kopylovskoye's CEO Mikhail Damrin commented, “This is a very exciting time in the history of Kopylovskoye. A listing on First North is the next logical step towards our vision of becoming a world-class gold exploration company. Furthermore, we are confident that a listing on First North will help us strengthen the company's financial foundation and ensure continued growth. ” Kopylovskoye belongs to the mining sector and has appointed Erik Penser Bankaktiebolag 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. 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 - # - CONTACTS: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Anna Rasin +46 8 405 66 12

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