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NASDAQ WELCOMES HEIMSTADEN TO NASDAQ FIRST NORTH PREMIER

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Stockholm, June 11, 2015 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Heimstaden AB’s preference shares (short name: HEIM PREF) commenced today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Heimstaden belongs to the Financials sector and is the 46th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2015. Heimstaden will be traded in Nasdaq First North’s Premier segment where companies commit to follow the disclosure rules of Nasdaq Nordic’s main markets. 

Heimstaden establishes, manages, develops and owns, alone or together with other investors, residential properties comprising about 14 500 apartments located in growth regions in Sweden. Heimstaden was founded in 1998 and is since 2005 owned by the Norwegian company Fredensborg AS, which is Norway's largest private housing company. For more information, visit www.heimstaden.com.  

“We welcome Heimstaden to Nasdaq First North and to our family of companies,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “Heimstaden is one of many real estate companies that are using the public markets to raise capital and we look forward to supporting their journey as a listed company.”

Heimstaden AB has appointed Erik Penser Bankaktiebolag as Certified Adviser.

*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.

About Nasdaq First North

Nasdaq First North is regulated as a multilateral trading facility, operated by the different exchanges within Nasdaq Nordic (Nasdaq First North Denmark is regulated as an alternative marketplace). It does not have the legal status as an EU-regulated market. Companies at Nasdaq First North are subject to the rules of Nasdaq 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

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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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