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Nasdaq Stockholm Welcomes Atvexa to First North


Stockholm, December 13, 2017 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Atvexa AB’s shares (short name: ATVEXA B) will commence today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Atvexa belongs to the consumer services sector and is the 111th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2017.

Atvexa is a value driven holding company specialized in pre-schools and schools. The company and its 15 subsidiaries provides education to 8400 children spread across 74 pre-schools, 15 schools and one school for students with learning disabilities. Atvexa is headquartered in Danderyd, has 1700 employees and primarily operates in the greater Stockholm area. For more information, please visit

“We at the helm of Atvexa are proud and gratified by the keen interest shown in Atvexa during the listing process among long-term and reputable institutional investors, the Swedish public and our employees,” said Katarina Sjögren, CEO of Atvexa. “We welcome all new shareholders in Atvexa and are especially pleased that more than 60 of them are employees of the Atvexa group. Atvexa is now in prime position for further growth through our proven model, which fosters high quality and educational diversity. It is with great pleasure that we welcome the new shareholders on our continued journey.”

“We welcome Atvexa to Nasdaq First North,” said Adam Kostyál, SVP and Head of European listings at Nasdaq. “We congratulate Atvexa on its successful listing, and look forward to supporting the company for many years to come.  

Atvexa AB has appointed Erik Penser Bank 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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