NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of iKang Healthcare Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:KANG), the largest provider in China's fast growing private preventive healthcare services market, commenced on The NASDAQ Global Select Market on April 9, 2014.
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Through iKang's integrated service platform and established nationwide network of medical centers and third-party service provider facilities, the Company provides comprehensive and high quality preventive healthcare solutions including a wide range of medical examination services and value-added services. iKang's clients are primarily corporate customers who contract the Company to provide medical examination services to their employees and clients. iKang also directly markets its services to individual customers.
"iKang delivers a wide range of preventative healthcare products through its network of medical centers and facilities," said Nelson Griggs, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX Corporate Client Group. "We are proud to welcome iKang to the NASDAQ family and look forward to their continued success in the future."
By listing with NASDAQ, iKang Healthcare Group, Inc. joins some of the world's largest and most revolutionary companies, NASDAQ has been the exchange of choice to 97 percent of healthcare companies that have listed on the U.S. markets year-to-date in 2014.
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