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NASDAQ STOCKHOLM WELCOMES VERISEC TO FIRST NORTH

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Stockholm, December 18, 2014 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Verisec AB (shortname:VERI) shares commenced today on First North at Nasdaq Stockholm. Verisec belongs to the technology sector and is the 46th company to be admitted to trading on First North’s Nordic markets (Stockholm, Helsinki, Copenhagen and Iceland) in 2014.

Verisec is a company creating digital security solutions that make systems secure and easily accessible. The company provides a wide range of products and services within its two areas of business: Digital Identity and Information Security. Verisec has global distribution and operations in Stockholm, London and Belgrade. For more information, please visit www.verisec.com.

“We are very proud of the great interest that investors have shown in Verisec,” Johan Henrikson, CEO of Verisec, comments. “In connection with our listing on First North, we welcome approximately 1,330 new shareholders, giving us a good distribution of ownership. By raising this capital, we can accelerate our international expansion and make the investments necessary to continue gaining market shares in our two business areas - Digital Identities and Information Security.”

“We welcome Verisec to Nasdaq First North and to our family of listed companies,” said Adam Kostyál, Senior Vice President and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “Verisec will make a valuable addition to our vibrant technology sector.”

Verisec has appointed Remium Nordic as Certified Adviser.

About First North

First North is regulated as a multilateral trading facility, operated by the different exchanges within Nasdaq Nordic. It does not have the legal status as an EU-regulated market. Companies at First North are subject to the rules of 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, exchange technology, 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 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit http://business.nasdaq.com/.

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:
Carl Norell
+46 8 405 6639
carl.norell@nasdaq.com

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