NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of El Pollo Loco, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOCO) commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market on July 25, 2014.
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El Pollo Loco is the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain operating more than 400 company-owned and franchised restaurants in Arizona, California, Nevada, Texas and Utah. Inspired by authentic Mexican recipes, El Pollo Loco differentiates itself by fire-grilling citrus-marinated chicken in front of customers and offers a range of handcrafted entrees using fresh ingredients.
"El Pollo Loco is making its mark in fast casual dining through its fresh ingredients and healthy alternatives for customers," said Nelson Griggs, Senior Vice President, Corporate Client Group, NASDAQ OMX. "We are excited to welcome El Pollo Loco to the family of innovative companies that call NASDAQ home and look forward to their continued growth and success in the future."
By listing with NASDAQ, El Pollo Loco joins some of the world's largest and most revolutionary companies. NASDAQ is the exchange of choice to 67 percent of public U.S. restaurants listed on the U.S. markets.
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