Stockholm, March 15, 2017 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Hemcheck Sweden AB’s shares (short name: HEMC) commenced today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Hemcheck Sweden belongs to the health care sector and is the 8th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2017.
Hemcheck Sweden is a medical technology company addressing the issue of hemolysis – the most common reason for blood samples to be deemed unfit for laboratory analysis. Hemcheck Sweden is doing this by developing and commercializing a novel product concept (HELGE™ and READY™) that detects hemolyzed blood samples at the point of care. Hemcheck Sweden was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Karlstad, Sweden. For more information, please visit www.hemcheck.com.
“We are delighted that the interest in our share issue has been so great,” said Annelie Brolinson, CEO of Hemcheck Sweden. “The whole team at Hemcheck will continue to keep working hard to meet all our shareholders' expectations. As previously announced, we will now finalize our product concept, consisting of HELGE™ and READY™, for CE marking. We can then go full speed ahead with the market launch of our concept, starting in Sweden.”
“We welcome Hemcheck Sweden to our European growth market, Nasdaq First North” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “We continue to see a strong inflow of health care companies leveraging Nasdaq First North as a platform for future growth, and Hemcheck Sweden is a perfect example of that.”
Hemcheck Sweden AB has appointed Corpura 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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