NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of HealthEquity, Inc. (Nasdaq:HQY), one of the nation's largest dedicated health savings custodians, commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market on July 31, 2014.
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Founded in 2002, HealthEquity is a leader and an innovator in the high growth category of technology-enabled services platforms that empower consumers to make healthcare saving and spending decisions. The Company's innovative technology platform and tax-advantaged accounts help members build health savings, while controlling health care costs. HealthEquity works with 57 health plan partners and services more than 1.3 million healthcare accounts for employees at 25,000+ companies across the United States.
"HealthEquity is dedicated to empowering Americans to build health savings through its tools and services," said Nelson Griggs, Senior Vice President, Corporate Client Group, NASDAQ OMX. "We congratulate HealthEquity on its successful initial public offering and we are pleased to welcome the company to the NASDAQ family."
By listing with NASDAQ, HealthEquity joins some of the world's largest and most revolutionary healthcare companies. NASDAQ has been the exchange of choice to 93 percent of healthcare companies that have listed on the U.S. markets year-to-date in 2014.
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