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Nasdaq Stockholm Welcomes Awardit to First North


Stockholm, December 5, 2017 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Awardit AB’s shares (short name: AWRD) will commence today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Awardit belongs to the technology sector and is the 103rd company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2017.

Awardit is an operator of loyalty programs and sales incentive programs based on digital reward currencies. The company works with both B2B and B2C oriented clients, and its solutions strive to bolster sales and profitability as well as streamline clients’ customer communication and marketing efforts. Awardit was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. For more information, please visit

“We are very excited about the interest that investors have shown our company and we are confident that being admitted to Nasdaq First North will fuel further organic growth as well as growth through acquisitions,” said Niklas Lundqvist, CEO and founder of Awardit. “We will close our acquisition of Sponsorhuset AB, a leading cash-back operator for sports organizations, in approximately two weeks.”

“We welcome Awardit to Nasdaq First North,” said Adam Kostyál, SVP and Head of European listings at Nasdaq. “We congratulate the company on its listing, and look forward to support them on their journey in the public market.”

Awardit AB has appointed Aqurat Fondkommission 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.

About Nasdaq

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 89 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to 3,800 total listings with a market value of $11 trillion. To learn more, visit:

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.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

The matters described herein contain forward-looking statements that are made under the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about Nasdaq and its products and offerings. We caution that these statements are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond Nasdaq's control. These factors include, but are not limited to factors detailed in Nasdaq's annual report on Form 10-K, and periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation to release any revisions to any forward-looking statements.

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Erik Granström
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