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NASDAQ STOCKHOLM WELCOMES PEGROCO INVEST TO FIRST NORTH

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Stockholm, June 24, 2015 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Pegroco Invest AB’s preference shares (short name: PEGRO) commenced today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Pegroco Invest belongs to the Financial sector and is the 57th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2015.

Pegroco Invest is an investment company focusing on small and medium sized private companies, mainly in the Swedish market. The company is an active owner, investing in companies where Pegroco’s operational, industrial and financial expertise can be utilized to create additional value. Furthermore, the company also offers a range of advisory services through Pegroco Advisory. Pegroco has made more than 20 investments in the past ten years, with the most recent being the investment in Stockholms Spårvägar AB in April, 2015. For more information, please visit www.pegrocoinvest.com.

“By listing the recently issued preference shares, we will enhance access to the capital market and get a broader and stronger visibility for our company,” said Thomas Brue, CEO of Pegroco. “We are now looking forward to continue to develop Pegroco as a listed company.”

“We welcome Pegroco Invest to Nasdaq First North, one of Europe’s most liquid growth markets,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “We congratulate Pegroco on its listing and look forward to supporting them as a publically traded company.”

Pegroco Invest AB has appointed Consensus Asset Management 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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Media Relations Contact:
Carl Norell
+46 8 405 6639
carl.norell@nasdaq.com

              

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