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OMX acquisition of the Iceland Stock Exchange finalized


OMX acquisition of the Iceland Stock Exchange finalized OMX has today finalized the acquisition of Eignarhaldsfelagid Verdbrefathing (EV), owner of the Iceland Stock Exchange (ICEX) and the Icelandic Securities Depository (ISD). The payment to EVs shareholders is as previously communicated 2,067,560 newly issued OMX shares and the total number of outstanding shares has consequently increased to 120,640,467 as of today. OMX is also paying a preliminary cash consideration equal to EVs surplus cash and marketable securities of ISK 409 million (approximately SEK 41 million). The cash consideration might be adjusted as a final assessment of the value of the assets will be made before year-end. The inclusion of EV into OMXs accounts will take effect on December 1 and the OMX share will be listed also on ICEX on that same date. For more information, please contact: Jakob Håkanson, VP Investor Relations, OMX +46 8 405 60 42 About OMX | OMX is a leading expert in the exchange industry. Through the Nordic Exchange, OMX offers access to approximately 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic securities market. The Nordic Exchange is a term used for marketing purposes and is not a legal entity. It describes the common offering from the Helsinki Stock Exchange, Copenhagen Stock Exchange, Stockholm Stock Exchange, Tallinn Stock Exchange, Riga Stock Exchange and Vilnius Stock Exchange. OMX integrated technology solutions cross the transaction chain enabling efficient securities transactions for over 60 exchange organizations in more than 50 countries. OMX is a Nordic Large Cap company in the Financial sector on the OMX Nordic Exchange. For more information, please visit PDF

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