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NASDAQ OMX WELCOMES POLYPLANK TO FIRST NORTH

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Stockholm, January 10, 2014 — NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Polyplank AB (POLY) shares commenced today on First North at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Polyplank was previously listed at Aktietorget. Polyplank belongs to the Basic Materials sector and is the first company to be admitted to trading on First North’s Nordic markets (Stockholm, Helsinki, Copenhagen and Iceland) in 2014.

Polyplank manufactures various products using proprietary recyclable composite material composed of recycled thermoplastic resins and organic fibers. The granules can be used for traditional string and injection molding, and since all of Polyplank's products are recyclable, the material can be reused. Polyplank was founded in 1994 as a result of several years of product research and development. The Polyplank production plant has been located in Färjestaden since 2008. For more information, visit www.polyplank.com.

“We are excited to welcome Polyplank as this year’s first listing on First North,” said Adam Kostyal, Senior Vice President at NASDAQ OMX. “Polyplank is one of many exciting growth companies that have opted to trade their shares at First North, one of Europe’s most liquid growth markets.”

Polyplank has appointed Mangold Fondkommission AB as Certified Adviser.

To view a CEO interview from the listing ceremonyclick here.

About NASDAQ OMX Group

NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and approximately 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,300 listed companies with a market value of over $7 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. NASDAQ OMX Nordic is not a legal entity but describes the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Iceland. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Information set forth in this communication contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. NASDAQ OMX cautions readers that any forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and that actual results could differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking information. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements about our capital return initiatives. 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, NASDAQ OMX’s ability to implement its strategic initiatives, economic, political and market conditions and fluctuations, government and industry regulation, interest rate risk, U.S. and global competition, and other factors detailed in NASDAQ OMX’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual reports on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q which are available on NASDAQ OMX’s website at http://www.nasdaqomx.com and the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. NASDAQ OMX undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Media Relations Contact:
Carl Norell
+46 8 405 6639
carl.norell@nasdaqomx.com

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