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Stockholm, June 8, 2015 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Volati AB’s preference shares (short name: VOLO PREF) commenced today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Volati belongs to the Financials sector and is the 40th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2015. Volati will be traded in Nasdaq First North’s Premier segment where companies commit to follow the disclosure rules of Nasdaq Nordic’s main markets.

Founded in 2003, Volati is a Swedish industrial group which acquires well-managed, Nordic companies and develops them with a focus on long-term value creation. Volati’s strategy is to continue to build on a company’s corporate identity and entrepreneurial spirit, while adding financial resources, knowledge and processes. Volati consists of seven subsidiary groups with activities in 15 countries, which together had sales of approximately SEK 1.7 billion during 2014. For more information, please visit

”For twelve years, we have proved that we can pursue Volati’s strategy to acquire and create value in medium-sized companies operating in diverse industries,” said Mårten Andersson CEO of Volati. “After a successful preference share issue, we are now pleased to list the Volati preference share on the Nasdaq First North Premier. We welcome nearly 6,000 new shareholders to join us in the next stage of the company's development and appreciate the trust we have received.”

“We welcome Volati to Nasdaq First North and to our family of companies,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “On Nasdaq First North Volati joins one of Europe’s most liquid growth markets and we look forward to supporting their endeavor as a publically traded company.”

Volati AB has appointed Avanza Bank AB 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”

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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.

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