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NASDAQ OMX Welcomes White Shark AB to First North


Stockholm, Aug 10, 2009 — NASDAQ OMX Nordic, part of the NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ), announces that the trading in White Shark AB shares will commence today, Aug 10th, on First North at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. White Shark is the fourth company to be listed on First North in 2009, and the ninth company to have moved the trading of its shares from AktieTorget to First North, which today comprises 130 companies. White Shark produces animated film and creates digital intellectual properties for film, computer games, books, and toys. The animation company has a production studio in Stockholm, Sweden. White shark has successfully finished its first feature, Gnomes and Trolls - The Secret Chamber, an action-adventure children's comedy that has sold to 75 countries and reached top-ten box office in several territories. “We are pleased that White Shark has chosen to switch over to First North, one of Europe's most liquid growth markets,” says Jenny Rosberg, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX. “White Shark is a very interesting company that will make a great addition to our investors. We look forward to working with White Shark to help them grow their business, and we hope that more companies follow their lead to take advantage of the visibility and reach that we can offer.” White Shark AB, whose short name is WSAB B, belongs to the Consumer Discretionary Sector. About First North First North is an alternative market, 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 over 3,800 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 NASDAQ OMX Group Inc., including any of its affiliates (collectively, "NASDAQ OMX"), has not passed on the merit of any of these securities or endorsed or sponsored any of these securities. The information in the linked webpage is provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as investment advice, either on behalf of a particular security or an overall investment strategy. ADVICE FROM A SECURITIES PROFESSIONAL IS STRONGLY ADVISED. All information contained in the linked webpage is from sources which by NASDAQ OMX are deemed to be accurate and reliable. NASDAQ OMX is not responsible for any errors or missions. NASDAQ OMX makes no representations and disclaims all express, implied, and statutory warranties of any kind to user and/or any third party including warranties as to accuracy, timeliness, completeness, merchantability, or fitness for any particular purpose. - # - CONTACTS: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Carl Norell +46 8 405 66 39

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