Stockholm, March 20, 2015 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Evolution Gaming Group AB’s shares (short name: EVO) commenced today on Nasdaq First North Premier. Evolution Gaming belongs to the Consumer Services sector and is the 16th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2015.
Evolution Gaming is a leading B2B provider of Live Casino systems. The company’s customers include over 70 operators and a vast majority of tier 1s across Europe. In Live Casino, a human dealer runs the game in real time from a casino gaming table which can be seen via a live streaming video link. The players make betting decisions on their devices, such as desktops, smartphones and tablets. Evolution Gaming's vision is to be the leading Live Casino provider in the world. The group today employs approximately 1,300 people whereof a majority is based in Latvia and Malta. The parent company is domiciled in Sweden. For more information, please visit www.evolutiongaming.com.
“We are overwhelmed by the interest that investors have shown Evolution Gaming during the listing process and would like to welcome all new shareholders to the company“, said Jens von Bahr, co-founder and CEO of Evolution Gaming. “The IPO is a very exciting step for Evolution and will make us even more dedicated to deliver a world class Live Casino experience. We look forward to continuing to build Evolution’s success together with our new shareholders.“
“We welcome Evolution Gaming to Nasdaq First North Premier and to our Nasdaq-family of companies,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “Evolution Gaming is a great example of the new innovative and entrepreneurial companies in the digital economy, for which Nasdaq First North serves as a hub.”
Evolution Gaming has appointed Avanza Bank as Certified Adviser.
*Main markets and First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.
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