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Nasdaq Stockholm Welcomes Handicare Group to the Main Market


Stockholm, October 10, 2017 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that Handicare Group AB (short name: HANDI), a mid company within the health care sector, has started trading of its shares on the main market of Nasdaq Stockholm. Handicare Group (“Handicare”) is the 84th company to list at Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2017.

Founded in 1986, Handicare is a global provider of mobility solutions in the accessibility and patient handling markets. The company offers solutions and support to increase the independence and mobility of the elderly and physically challenged, as well as to improve the convenience and safety of work environment of those caring for them. Handicare is structured in three business units – Accessibility, Patient Handling and Puls – and its product portfolio includes wide range of products including stair lifts, vehicle accessibility products and medical equipment. Handicare is headquartered in Kista, Sweden. For more information, please visit

“We are very happy for the great interest in Handicare, demonstrated by the public and institutional investors,” said Asbjørn Eskild, CEO Handicare Group. “This really confirms a high level of confidence in our strategy and future potential as a leading provider of transfer solutions for the elderly, disabled and those who care for them. The listing is an important step in Handicare’s journey and we look forward continuing our long‐term profitable growth as a public company.”

“We welcome Handicare to the Nasdaq Stockholm main market, where it will make a compelling addition to our health care sector,” said Adam Kostyál, SVP and Head of European listings at Nasdaq. “We congratulate Handicare on its successful listing and look forward to supporting them on their continued journey as a main market listed company.”

*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.

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