Stockholm, June 30, 2015 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that Capio AB (short name: CAPIO), a Mid Cap company within the Health Care sector, has started trading of its shares on the Main Market of Nasdaq Stockholm. Capio is the 59th company to list at Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2015.
Capio is a leading, pan-European healthcare provider offering a broad range of high quality medical, surgical and psychiatric healthcare services in four countries through its hospitals, specialist clinics, and primary care. In 2014, Capio’s 12,357 employees provided healthcare services during 4.6 million patient visits across the Group’s facilities in Sweden, Norway, France and Germany, generating net sales of MSEK 13,200. For more information, please visit www.capio.com.
"Capio is ready for the next step and the listing at Nasdaq Stockholm will support our further development," said Thomas Berglund, President and CEO of Capio AB. "Nordic Capital, Apax Partners and Apax France have supported Capio’s development during the last nine years and will together remain as the largest shareholders post IPO. Among the new shareholders are a strong group of Swedish and international blue chip institutions. Capio has a long term perspective of developing healthcare on a European basis. The IPO leads to increased transparency in quality and financial reporting which helps to build and maintain trust among politicians and the public. The listing at Nasdaq Stockholm will also give access to capital and a new bank financing has been put in place in parallel with the IPO providing ample flexibility for continued investments in healthcare and the expansion of Capio.”
“We are very excited to welcome Capio to the Nasdaq-family of companies,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “Capio joins our growing and vibrant healthcare sector and we look forward to supporting them with the increased investor visibility that comes with being a publically traded company.”
*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.
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