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New OMX Nordic 40 portfolio selected


The new portfolio of the OMX Nordic 40 index will become effective on June 19, 2009 Stockholm, June 11, 2009 - The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announces today the results of the semi-annual review of the OMX Nordic 40 index, (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: OMXN40), which will become effective on Friday, June 19, 2009. Getinge AB ser. B (GETI B), KONE Corporation (KNEBV), Novozymes B (NZYM B) and Outokumpu Oyj (OUT1V) will be added to the index. As a result of the evaluation, the following four shares will be removed from the OMXN40 index: Atlas Copco B (ATCO B), Elisa Corporation (ELI1V), FLSmidth & Co. (FLS) and Neste Oil Corporation (NES1V). “The OMXN40 index is well diversified and has a close correlation with the NASDAQ OMX Nordic market. The index is easy to replicate and provides the perfect alternative for the investor that seeks exposure to this region.” says Magdalena Hartman, Vice president Global Index Group. OMXN40 consists of the 40 most liquid Nordic shares listed on NASDAQ OMX which makes it highly suitable as underlying for structured products and derivatives trading. The OMXN40 index is evaluated on a semi-annual basis in June and December. The new index portfolio becomes effective the first trading day after expiration of the derivative contracts in June and December. OMX Nordic 40 constituents after review effective June 19, 2009: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | ABB Ltd | Outokumpu Oyj | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Alfa Laval AB | Sampo Plc A | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | ASSA ABLOY AB ser. B | Sandvik AB | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Atlas Copco AB ser. A | Svenska Cellulosa AB SCA ser. B | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | AstraZeneca PLC | SCANIA AB ser. B | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Carlsberg A/S B | Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken ser. A | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Danske Bank | Securitas AB ser. B | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Electrolux, AB ser. B | Svenska Handelsbanken ser. A | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Ericsson, Telefonab. L M ser. B | Skanska AB ser. B | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Fortum Corporation | SKF, AB ser. B | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Getinge AB ser. B | SSAB AB ser. A | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Hennes & Mauritz AB, H & M ser. B | Stora Enso Oyj R | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Investor AB ser. B | Swedbank AB ser A | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | KONE Corporation | Swedish Match AB | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | A.P. Møller - Mærsk B | Tele2 AB ser. B | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Metso Corporation | TeliaSonera AB | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Nordea Bank AB | UPM-Kymmene Corporation | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Nokia Corporation | Volvo, AB ser. B | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Novo Nordisk B | Wärtsilä Corporation | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- | Novozymes B | Vestas Wind Systems | -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- About NASDAQ OMX Index Products NASDAQ OMX is a global leader in creating and licensing strategy indexes and is home to the most widely watched indexes in the world. As a premier, full-service provider, NASDAQ OMX is dedicated to designing powerful indexes that are in sync with a continually changing market environment. Utilizing the expanded coverage of our global company, NASDAQ OMX has nearly 1,500 diverse equity, commodity and fixed-income indexes in the U.S., Europe, and throughout world. In addition, our calculation, licensing and marketing support provide the tools to measure and replicate global markets. The NASDAQ OMX Index Group range of services covers the entire business process from index design to calculation and dissemination. For more information about NASDAQ OMX indexes, visit For more information about the OMX Helsinki Benchmark Index, including detailed eligibility criteria, visit About NASDAQ OMX The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,800 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit 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 OMX's 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 OMX's control. These factors include, but are not limited to factors detailed in NASDAQ OMX'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. There can be no assurance that the FSA will give the NASDAQ OMX applicant the authorization and permissions which it seeks. - # - CONTACTS: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Carl Norell +46 8 405 6639

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