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Nasdaq Stockholm Welcomes to First North Premier


Stockholm, June 22, 2016 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Group A/S’s shares (short name: LAUR) commenced today on Nasdaq First North Premier in Stockholm. belongs to the Consumer Services sector and is the 47th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2016. is an international auction concept with its roots in Denmark. Its business concept is to combine elements from the traditional auction world, such as valuation expertise, with modern information technology and the reach of the internet. The group includes 26 physical auction houses in five different countries, where sellers can consign objects for auction, whereas almost all bidding take place online since 1999. has around 350 employees and is headquartered in Søborg, Denmark. For more information, please visit

“We are proud of our listing today on Nasdaq First North Premier in Stockholm,” said Mette Rode Sundstrøm, CEO of “We are very happy for the strong interest and support from both institutional and retail investors in Sweden and Denmark. The Offering was substantially over-subscribed, and we welcome all of our more than 3000 new shareholders. The listing is the culmination of 5 months of preparations and 16 years of dedicated work developing, and I am confident that we now have created a solid foundation for continued profitable growth.”

“We welcome to Nasdaq First North Premier,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “We continue to see a strong inflow of digital companies leveraging Nasdaq First North as a platform for future expansion, and is a perfect example of that.” Group A/S has appointed Erik Penser Bank 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 3,700 listed companies with a market value of over $9.3 trillion and nearly 17,000 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 Copenhagen A/S, Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd., Nasdaq Iceland hf., Nasdaq Riga, AS, Nasdaq Stockholm AB, Nasdaq Tallinn AS, AB Nasdaq Vilnius, Nasdaq Clearing AB and Nasdaq 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.

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