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Nasdaq Stockholm Welcomes Aligera to First North


Stockholm, February 1, 2017 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Aligera AB’s shares (short name: ALIRA B) commenced today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Aligera belongs to the Utilities sector and is the 2nd company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2016.

Founded in 2009, Aligera is a Stockholm based wind power company primarily operating in the southern and central parts of Sweden. The company focuses on production and sales of energy and energy certificates, and its long term vision is to become the leading company in Sweden within renewable energy production. Aligera’s portfolio currently includes 16 wholly or jointly owned wind turbines; representing a total effect of 38.5 MW and an annual production of 104 GWh. For more information, please visit

“Over the past years, Aligera has proven the potential of its business model which is to acquire already operating wind turbines that generate positive cash flow from day one,” said Kristoffer Löfgren, CEO of Aligera. “The listing on Nasdaq First North will give us easier access to the capital markets, which is key to our continued growth.”

“We welcome Aligera to Nasdaq First North,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “The renewable energy sector is an interesting and rapidly growing field, and we look forward to supporting Aligera on its continued journey as a publicly traded company.”

Aligera AB has appointed FNCA AB as the Certified Adviser.

*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.

About Nasdaq First North

Nasdaq First North is regulated as a multilateral trading facility, operated by the different exchanges within Nasdaq Nordic (Nasdaq First North Denmark is regulated as an alternative marketplace). It does not have the legal status as an EU-regulated market. Companies at Nasdaq First North are subject to the rules of Nasdaq 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.

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Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland, Nasdaq Riga, Nasdaq Stockholm, Nasdaq Tallinn, Nasdaq Vilnius, Nasdaq Clearing and Nasdaq Broker Services are respectively brand names for the regulated markets of Nasdaq Copenhagen A/S, Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd., Nasdaq Iceland hf., Nasdaq Riga, AS, Nasdaq Stockholm AB, Nasdaq Tallinn AS, AB Nasdaq Vilnius, Nasdaq Clearing AB and Nasdaq Broker Services AB. Nasdaq Nordic represents the common offering by Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm. Nasdaq Baltic represents the common offering by Nasdaq Tallinn, Nasdaq Riga and Nasdaq Vilnius.

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