Stockholm, April 7, 2017 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that Actic Group AB (short name: ATIC), a small cap company within the consumer services sector, has started trading of its shares on the main market of Nasdaq Stockholm. Actic Group (“Actic”) is the 25th company to list at Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2017.
Actic is a Northern European health and fitness club operator focusing on Sweden, Norway and Germany, and with a presence in Finland and Austria. The company’s vision is to create a healthier society, and its offering includes access to fitness clubs, personal trainers, group training and swimming. Founded in 1981, Actic currently has 211,000 members in 166 clubs. For more information, please visit www.acticgroup.se.
“We are proud of the large interest that has been shown for Actic in connection with the IPO and welcome our new shareholders,” said Christer Zaar, President and CEO of Actic. “As a listed company, we look forward to work in accordance with our existing strategy, which includes to take an active role in the ongoing consolidation and to continuously broaden and strengthen our offering.”
“We welcome Actic to the Nasdaq Stockholm main market,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “Actic will make a compelling addition to our consumer services sector, and we look forward to supporting them on their continued journey as a publicly traded company.”
*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.
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