Stockholm, April 26, 2016 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Nepa AB’s shares (short name: NEPA) commenced today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Nepa belongs to the industrial sector and is the 19th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2016.
Founded in 2006, Nepa is a company at the crossroads of research, consulting and IT. The company uses technology and industry expertise to transform large data sets – including survey, behavioural and business data – into concrete tools for decision-making. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Nepa has regional offices in six additional locations and ongoing assignments in more than 50 countries across four continents. For more information, please visit www.nepa.com.
”A big day for Nepa – going public is the culmination of an amazing decade of growth. And yet, it is only the beginning,” said Fredrik Östgren, CEO of Nepa. “The IPO will accelerate our progress by enabling further investments into our successful ActionHub® platform and our continued international expansion – especially into the large US and UK research markets. Our whole organization is looking forward to the exciting journey ahead.”
“We welcome Nepa to our Nordic 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 innovative growth companies leveraging the public markets to raise capital, and Nepa is an exciting example of this.”
Nepa AB 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.
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