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Stockholm, October 20, 2015 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Arc Aroma Pure AB’s shares (short name: AAP B) commenced today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Arc Aroma Pure belongs to the Industrial sector and is the 73rd company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2015.

Founded in 2008, Arc Aroma Pure is a clean tech company operating globally. The company’s business concept is to develop and market clean tech products based on the innovative and patented CEPT platform – a platform that uses short, high voltage pulses that breaks the cell membrane and kills unwanted microorganisms.  The CEPT platform works as an energy efficient alternative to heat pasteurization and has a wide range of application areas, including improving efficiency in biogas production and water cleaning. Arc Aroma Pure has its headquarters in Lund, Sweden. For more information, please visit

“Arc Aroma Pure is developing according to plan,” said Martin Linde, CEO of Arc Aroma Pure AB. “This list change represent an important step towards our long term goal to be on a regulated marketplace, and this combined with changes in accounting standards means that we are taking the company to a higher level. In addition to Nasdaq being a strong and well recognized brand globally, our goal is also that the actions will have positive effects for our shareholders.”

“We welcome Arc Aroma Pure to Nasdaq First North, one of Europe’s most liquid growth markets” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “We congratulate Arc Aroma Pure on its listing and look forward to supporting the company on its continued journey as a publicly traded company.”

Arc Aroma Pure AB has appointed Erik Penser Bankaktiebolag 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 OMX Copenhagen A/S, Nasdaq OMX Helsinki Ltd., Nasdaq OMX Iceland hf., Nasdaq OMX Riga, AS, Nasdaq OMX Stockholm AB, Nasdaq OMX Tallinn AS, AB Nasdaq OMX Vilnius, Nasdaq OMX Clearing AB, Nasdaq OMX 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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