Stockholm, December 16, 2015 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that Wise Group AB (short name: WISE), a small cap company within the industrial sector, has started trading of its shares on the main market of Nasdaq Stockholm. Wise Group is the 95th company to list at Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2015.
Wise Group’s business concept is to own, start and develop companies specialized in recruitment, consulting and other services within Human Resources (HR). The group’s subsidiaries offer a complete portfolio of services for operational and strategic HR. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Wise Group operates across the Nordics with additional offices in Gothenburg, Malmö, Helsinki and Copenhagen. For more information, please visit www.wisegroup.se.
“We are really happy to transfer from Nasdaq First North to the main market” said Roland Gustavsson, CEO of Wise Group. “This is a new milestone in the company’s growth and development. In addition to attracting new investors, the listing strengthens our position as a supplier of high quality services and as an employer of choice. We look forward to developing Wise Group further as a company listed on the main market.”
“We are thrilled to welcome Wise Group to our Nasdaq Stockholm main market”, said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “It is always exciting to see our listed companies grow and transfer from our growth market, Nasdaq First North, to our main market. We look forward to supporting Wise Group with the increased investor visibility that comes with a main market listing.”
*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.
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