NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of Parnell Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd (Nasdaq:PARN), a veterinary pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing animal health solutions, commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market on June 18, 2014.
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Parnell currently markets five products for companion animals and production animals in 14 countries and has 7 products in tis pipeline. These innovative products are designed to enhance the quality of life of companion animals or the production efficiency of food-producing animals. Parnell has also developed a revolutionary digital technology platform that it provides to veterinarians and animal owners to optimize the benefits of its best-in-class pharmaceutical products.
"Parnell is at the forefront of innovative research and development of the veterinary pharmaceutical industry," said Nelson Griggs, Senior Vice President, Corporate Client Group, NASDAQ OMX. "Parnell embodies the innovative and progressive drive that is characteristic of NASDAQ-listed companies."
By listing with NASDAQ, Parnell joins some of the world's largest and most revolutionary healthcare companies. NASDAQ has been the exchange of choice to over 98 percent of healthcare companies that have listed on the U.S. markets year-to-date in 2014.
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