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OMX signs contract with the Zagreb Stock Exchange to deliver new trading system


OMX signs contract with the Zagreb Stock Exchange to deliver new trading system OMX, a leading expert in the exchange industry, has signed an agreement with the Zagreb Stock Exchange to provide a new trading system and enhance Zagreb Stock Exchange's IT infrastructure. Under the terms of the contract, OMX shall be the system provider for the license, customization, implementation and support of Zagreb Stock Exchanges' new trading system for cash and derivatives. The agreement follows the Memorandum of Understanding signed in November 2006. "To be chosen to deliver the trading technology to Zagreb Stock Exchange, the largest exchange in South-Eastern Europe, is an acknowledgement of our position as a leading global provider of market technology. It is also an important step forward in our strategy to strengthen our position in Eastern Europe. The aim of the partnership between OMX and Zagreb Stock Exchange is to contribute to the development of the financial markets in the region", said Markus Gerdien, President of Market Technology within OMX. "Zagreb Stock Exchange is one of the leading marketplaces in South-Eastern Europe. In order to keep our position we are following the highest technology standards and we believe the partnership with OMX will further strengthen our position in the region. The aim of the new trading platform is to remove technical obstacles for further market development and give us an opportunity to provide our customers with modern financial instruments and products", said Roberto Motuši?, Managing director of the Zagreb Stock Exchange. For more information, please contact: Niclas Lilja, Press Relations, OMX+46 8 405 63 95 Zeljko Kardum, Head of Public & Government Relations, ZSE +385 1 4686 840 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 Financial sector on the OMX Nordic Exchange. For more information, please visit About ZSE | Zagreb Stock Exchange (Croatia) is one of the leading marketplaces in South-Eastern Europe. According to a recent Bloomberg survey, ZSE (by mkt. cap.) is the sixth largest stock exchange in the Central and Eastern European region. Furthermore, within the region of former Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, B&H, Croatia) ZSE keeps it's position with 37,4% of total regional equity turnover in 2006, and 41,4% of total regional market capitalization*. ZSE was the first Exchange in the region recognized by the London Stock Exchange (in 1996) as a transparent and regulated primary market for the purpose of dual listings and listing companies GDR's in London. Official web site *Source: Federation of Euro-Asian Stock Exchanges (FEAS web site), Ljubljana Stock Exchange and Zagreb Stock Exchange publicly published data. **Mkt. Cap. calculated on September 30, 2006 basis

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