Stockholm, April 22, 2015 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in WYA Holding AB’s shares (short name: WYA B) commenced today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. WYA belongs to the Consumer Goods sector and is the 26th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2015.
WYA Holding AB was founded in 2013 with the goal of using the platform WHOYOUARE in order to link prominent designers and creative professionals with stylists, creative directors and end-consumers. The core business consists of online-based sales of clothing and accessories available on the e-commerce site Shop@WHOYOUARE. World-famous designer and stylist Bea Åkerlund is one of the founders of WYA. For more information, please visit www.wyaholding.com.
“Today’s IPO marks a milestone for WYA and we are excited to welcome our new shareholders,” said Tori Skoglund, CEO of WYA Holding AB. “Now we look forward to continuing WYA's expansion and to leverage the quality stamp and increased investor awareness and that comes with a listing at Nasdaq First North.”
“We welcome WYA to Nasdaq First North and to our family of listed companies,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “Nasdaq First North continues to attract innovative and entrepreneurial growth companies and WYA is a perfect example of exactly that.”
WYA Holding AB has appointed Remium Nordic AB as Certified Adviser.
*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.
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