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NASDAQ OMX Welcomes OPUS GROUP to the Main Market


Stockholm, July 2, 2013 – NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announced today that Opus Group AB (ticker symbol: OPUS), has started trading of its shares on the main market of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Opus Group is a Small Cap company within the Industrials sector and has been listed on First North in Stockholm since 2006 before today’s move to the main market.

Opus Group’s operations are based on offering and enabling environmental and safety inspection of vehicles. The company operates in the entire value chain, from development, production and equipment sales to be the service provider that performs emission and safety controls of vehicles. Opus Group AB’s operations are divided into two divisions, Vehicle Inspection and Equipment.

Magnus Greko, CEO of Opus Group, said: “The move to NASDAQ OMX Stockholm is a natural step in Opus Group’s development into becoming a global leading vehicle inspection company, and we hope the listing will result in more interest from international investors who want to become part of our long-term success story.”

Adam Kostyál, Senior Vice President of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Client Group Nordics & EMEA, commented: “We welcome Opus Group to our main market. Opus Group is the second company to move from First North on to our main market this year. It is rewarding to see a steady inflow of switches from First North to our main market which we see as a testament to the strength of our Nordic listing model.”

To view a CEO interview from the Opus Group listing ceremony click here.

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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.

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Christina Malmberg Hägerstrand

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