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NASDAQ OMX Welcomes NAXS to the Main Market


Stockholm, June 7, 2010 — NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announced that NAXS Nordic Access Buyout Fund AB (NAXS), a small cap company within the Financials sector, today starts trading of its shares on the main market of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. NAXS is the ninth company to list on NASDAQ OMX Nordic markets in 2010, and the twenty-first company to move from First North to the main market. NAXS operates as a fund-of-funds with investments in Nordic buyout funds. The objective is to make the Nordic private equity market accessible for a broader public while offering liquidity through the company's market-introduced shares. NAXS was founded in 2007, when it was also listed on First North. Jenny Rosberg, Senior Vice President at NASDAQ OMX said: “We are pleased to welcome NAXS as an exciting addition to our Financials sector. This is a prime example of how First North can provide the experience and capital growth needed before entering our main market, where NAXS will enjoy liquidity and investor awareness advantages.” Jeff Bork, CEO at NAXS commented, “Our move to the main market will support the company's future development and strengthen NAXS brand name. Moreover, the increased visibility that comes with a listing on NASDAQ OMX will help us expand our ownership base amongst both institutional and private investors.” 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 more than 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 Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook ( and Twitter ( Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements The matters described herein contain forward-looking statements that are made under the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about NASDAQ OMX's products and offerings. We caution that these statements are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond NASDAQ OMX's control. These factors include, but are not limited to factors detailed in NASDAQ OMX's annual report on Form 10-K, and periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation to release any revisions to any forward-looking statements. - # - CONTACTS: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Carl Norell +46 8 405 66 39

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