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Stockholm, March 5, 2015 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Vivoline Medical AB’s shares (short name: VIVO) commenced today on First North at Nasdaq Stockholm. Vivoline Medical, previously listed at Aktietorget, belongs to the Healthcare sector and is the eleventh company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2015.

Vivoline Medical is pioneering the development of technologies to increase organ availability for transplantation. Vivoline is developing devices, disposables and solutions for heart transplantation and is currently offering a second generation system for lung transplantation LS2, to an international market, as well as preparing the launch of organ preservation solutions for lungs. The vision is to create a world leader whose products make it possible to use the majority of donor organs for transplantations. For more information, please visit    

“Vivoline is on the forefront of heart transplantation, lung transplantation, both stationary and portable devices, disposables and solutions. We hope that the investors at First North will appreciate the ground breaking science and technologies Vivoline is working with and compare our offer with other successful companies listed on First North.” 

“We welcome Vivoline Medical to First North and to our Nasdaq-family of companies,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “First North continues to attract innovative and entrepreneurial growth companies and Vivoline Medical is a great example of exactly that.”

Vivoline Medical has appointed Erik Penser Bankaktiebolag as Certified Adviser.

About First North

First North is regulated as a multilateral trading facility, operated by the different exchanges within Nasdaq Nordic (First North Denmark is regulated as an alternative marketplace). 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”

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Media Relations Contact:
Carl Norell
+46 8 405 6639

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