NASDAQ OMX Welcomes ScandBook Holding AB to First North
Stockholm, March 31, 2010 — NASDAQ OMX, announces that the trading in ScandBook Holding AB (SBOK) shares will commence today, March 31, on First North at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. ScandBook is the second company to be admitted to trading on First North in 2010, which today comprises 126 companies. ScandBook, headquartered in Falun, Sweden, is a leading Nordic printer of hard-bound black-and-white books. The company holds approximately 65 percent of the Swedish market and 45-50 percent in Norway and Denmark. It also delivers to customers in the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands. ScandBook's primary customers are the leading book publishing houses in the Nordics and around 300 small- and medium-sized companies. Jenny Rosberg, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX said, “We look forward to working with ScandBook to help them attract investor awareness and visibility at First North, one of Europe's most liquid growth markets. ScandBook will make a great addition to our Nordic and international members looking for investment opportunities in the industrials sector.” Scandbook belongs to the Industrials sector and has appointed HQ Bank 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 3,700 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. - # - CONTACTS: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Carl Norell +46 8 405 66 39 email@example.com
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