Press Release, February 19, 2007 OMX launches Company News Service Today OMX's Nordic and Baltic information service, Company News Service, goes live. The new service is tailor-made for companies on the OMX Nordic Exchange and will improve their ability to communicate globally with investors and the media. The service will serve as a portal to information about companies on the Nordic Exchange. By bringing together and integrating information from the Nordic and Baltic capital markets, it is intended to benefit media, investors and companies. Company News Service is built on OMX's extensive expertise in handling information and distributing it to the financial market. Distribution will include more than 60,000 professional investor terminals, almost 3,000 traders globally, and aim at a high proportion of private investors as well as the key global and local media. All companies, regardless of size, disclosure needs, and communications strategy will be able to use the new system to reach target groups locally as well as internationally. OMX's Company News Service addresses the EU's Transparency Directive as well as the need for efficient financial communications. The EU Directive includes new rules for distribution of price sensitive information. The final requirements of the Directive will be implemented in all of the countries by the end of the year. Read more on www.omxgroup.com/nordicexchange/cns or contact our local Service Desks. For further information, please contact OMX Nordic Exchange: Anders Rubensson, Stockholm +46 84056303 Ellen-Margrethe Soelberg, Copenhagen +45 33 77 04 30 Jarmo Holopainen, Helsinki+358 9 6166 7203 Gintarė Blažytė, Vilnius+370 5 272 13 71 Tex Vertmann, Tallinn+372 640 8862 Āris Dreimanis, Riga +371 7 212 431 Helga Björk Eiríksdóttir, Reykjavik +354 525 2844 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, Iceland 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 Financials sector on the OMX Nordic Exchange. For more information, please visit www.omxgroup.com.
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