press center press release



Stockholm, October 21, 2015 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Klaria Pharma Holding AB’s shares (short name: KLAR) commenced today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Klaria Pharma Holding belongs to the health care sector and is the 74th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2015.

Klaria Pharma Holding is a recently founded biotech company headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. The company’s business idea is to develop and commercialize innovative pharmaceuticals for migraine and cancer pain. Klaria’s concept is based on a patented drug delivery platform, which is combined with clinically tested and well proven active substances. For more information, please visit

“Klaria will fundamentally change the way acute pain is managed for migraine and cancer patients and our listing on Nasdaq First North is an important step in creating superior, more exact therapies for these underserved patients” said Dr. Scott Boyer, Chief Executive Officer of Klaria.  “Klaria’s products will contribute to a more efficient, precise and humane healthcare system.  In this respect, Klaria is truly a win-win for both patients and our investors.”

“We welcome Klaria to Nasdaq and to our First North market, where we continue to see a steady inflow of new and exciting companies” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “Klaria will make an exciting addition to our strong health care sector, and we look forward to supporting their continued journey as a publicly listed company.”

Klaria Pharma Holding AB has appointed Remium Nordic AB 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”

About Nasdaq

Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,600 listed companies with a market value of over $9.6 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit or

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 OMX Copenhagen A/S, Nasdaq OMX Helsinki Ltd., Nasdaq OMX Iceland hf., Nasdaq OMX Riga, AS, Nasdaq OMX Stockholm AB, Nasdaq OMX Tallinn AS, AB Nasdaq OMX Vilnius, Nasdaq OMX Clearing AB, Nasdaq OMX 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.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

The matters described herein contain forward-looking statements that are made under the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about Nasdaq and its products and offerings. We caution that these statements are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond Nasdaq's control. These factors include, but are not limited to factors detailed in Nasdaq's annual report on Form 10-K, and periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. We undertake no obligation to release any revisions to any forward-looking statements.

Media Relations Contact:
Christina Malmberg Hägerstrand
+46 8 405 65 83

In This Story

Nasdaq Press Center

Read the latest press releases, request a press kit, and get in touch with our press team.

learn more