Stockholm, September 22, 2016 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Cognosec AB’s shares (short name: COGS) commenced today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Cognosec belongs to the Technology sector and is the 55th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2016.
Cognosec is an international technology company specialized in cyber security. The company delivers security, risk and compliance services to public and private sector organizations operating in a number of different industries, including healthcare, retail, manufacturing and financial services. The group employs 110 people and has operations in Sweden, South Africa, UK, Kenya, and the United Arab Emirates. For more information, please visit www.cognosec.se.
“We are delighted to now be listed on Nasdaq First North, offering the company access to a global marketplace and pioneering brand,” said Kobus Paulsen, Chairman of the Board at Cognosec. “We look forward to cementing our relationship further as we continue to grow the group”.
“We welcome Cognosec to Nasdaq First North, one of Europe’s most liquid growth markets,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “Cognosec operates in an exciting field and we look forward to supporting the company with the visibility and investor exposure that comes with a First North listing.”
Cognosec AB has appointed Mangold Fondkommission AB as the Certified Adviser. Danske Bank acts as Financial Adviser and Hammarskiöld & Co., as Legal Advisers.
*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.
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