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NASDAQ OMX welcomes Skånska Energi to First North


Stockholm, December 8, 2011 — NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ: NDAQ) announces that trading in Skånska Energi AB (short name: SEAB B) shares will commence today, December 8, on First North at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Skånska Energi belongs to the Utilities sector and is the 16th company to be admitted to trading on First North in 2011.

Skånska Energi is a power supplier, with operations including production, distribution and sales of energy. After nearly 100 years as a local power producer, Skånska Energi has become a national producer and supplier of renewable energy. Headquartered in Lund, Skånska Energi employs 52 people. For more information see

Skånska Energi’s CEO, Per Eliasson, commented, “A listing on First North is a strategic step to expand and develop our company into a leading position in the renewable energy sector. To our more than 1,200 shareholders the listing ensures a liquid market, and opens up for new strategic owners. Our assessment is that our company will also become a more interesting company for our employees, customers and partners.”

Jenny Rosberg, Senior Vice President at NASDAQ OMX said, “We welcome Skånska Energi to First North, the most liquid growth market in Europe, where they will make a great addition to our utilities sector. We continue to see a steady inflow of companies to First North, which for many companies acts as a stepping stone to NASDAQ OMX’S Nordic main market.”

Skånska Energi has appointed Erik Penser Bankaktiebolag as Certified Adviser.


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