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Stockholm, April 6, 2016 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Cleantech Invest Oyj’s shares (short name: CLEANT A) commenced today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Cleantech Invest belongs to the industrials sector and is the 16th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2016.

Founded in 2005, Cleantech Invest is a start-up accelerator and seed fund focusing on early stage clean tech ventures. The company is a partner for institutions and corporations investing in clean technologies as well as for companies developing and commercializing clean technologies. In 2010, Cleantech Invest made its first investments and the portfolio now includes a group of fifteen scalable businesses primarily within energy- and resource efficiency and decentralised renewable energy production. For more information, please visit

“We build companies that solve some of the biggest challenges of our time, such as saving energy in China, giving items in the US a second life, and providing electricity from renewables in places where currently there is no electricity at all,” said Alexander Lidgren, CEO of Cleantech Invest. “Interest from Swedish investors in being a part of this journey has clearly been high, and we are very happy to now be listed here so they can join us without any barriers.”

“We welcome Cleantech Invest to Nasdaq First North in Stockholm, where it will make a compelling addition to our industrials sector,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “Cleantech Invest is yet another example of a company benefiting from the increased investor exposure that comes with a dual listing, and we look forward to continue to supporting the company for many years to come.”

Cleantech Invest Oyj has appointed Access Partners Oy 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 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.

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