Stockholm, December 18, 2017 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Botnia Exploration Holding AB’s shares (short name: BOTX) will commence today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Botnia Exploration Holding (“Botnia Exploration”) belongs to the basic materials sector and is the 115th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2017.
Founded in 2007, Botnia Exploration is an exploration company specialized in small-scale mining in the Northern parts of Sweden. The company’s primary focus is on gold, but other precious and basic metals are also included in the product portfolio. Botnia Exploration is headquartered in Nacka Strand, Sweden. For more information, please visit www.botniaexploration.com.
“I am very excited to commence trading of our shares on Nasdaq First North as this is a natural step in our company’s development,” said Thomas Ljung, CEO of Botnia Exploration Holding. “We are well under way in our work with the intention of open a goldmine in Fäbodtjärn and Vargbäcken. As gold commonly is of big interest, we would like to share our story that a new Swedish goldmine is developing and by moving to Nasdaq First North, we are confident we can do so.”
“We welcome Botnia Exploration to Nasdaq First North,” said Adam Kostyál, SVP and Head of European listings at Nasdaq. “We congratulate Botnia Exploration on the successful listing, and look forward to support them on their continued journey as a Nasdaq First North listed company.”
Botnia Exploration Holding 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.
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