Stockholm, March 22, 2016 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that Humana AB (short name: HUM), a mid cap company within the health care sector, has started trading of its shares on the main market of Nasdaq Stockholm. Humana is the 10th company to list at Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2016.
Humana is a Nordic care company with over 14,000 full and part time employees which offers services within individual and family care, personal assistance, elderly care and housing with special service according to LSS. Humana has since 2001 developed from being a niche company within personal assistance, to become a care company offering a broad range of high-quality care services. For more information, please visit www.humana.se.
“I am very pleased with the large interest shown for Humana during the listing process, both from high quality institutional investors and from the general public,” said Rasmus Nerman, President and CEO of Humana. “I am also particularly glad for the large interest to subscribe for shares among our employees where 700 colleagues now are shareholders in Humana. With added financial strength and access to the capital markets, we are well equipped to capture the growth opportunities we see in the market. The listing is an important milestone for Humana and I look forward to continuing to develop Humana as a listed company.”
“We welcome Humana to Nasdaq Stockholm and to our family of companies,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “We continue to see an inflow of health care companies leveraging the public markets to raise growth capital, and Humana is an exciting addition to this list.”
*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.
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