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Resolutions by OMX AB's Extraordinary General Meeting

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Resolutions by OMX ABs Extraordinary General Meeting At OMXs Extraordinary General Meeting in Stockholm today, the shareholders approved the proposed resolutions, including the following: The Board of Directors is authorized to decide on an increase in the companys share capital of not more than SEK 4,140,000 through the new issue of not more than 2,070,000 shares. This non-cash share issue will be implemented as a result of the acquisition of Eignarhaldsfelagid Verdbrefathing HF, which owns the Iceland Stock Exchange and the Icelandic central securities depository. Trading in the new shares will commence shortly after the acquisition is finalized, which is expected to be at the end of November. A bonus dividend of SEK 3 per share will be paid, totaling SEK 355,718,721. The record date for the dividend has been determined as Thursday, October 26, 2006 and payment is expected to be made from VPC on Tuesday, October 31, 2006. The OMX share will be traded ex-rights to the dividend as of October 24. For further information, please contact: Niclas Lilja, Vice President Corporate Communications, OMX +46 8 405 63 95 About OMX | OMX is a leading expert in the exchange industry. Through the Nordic Exchange in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Helsinki, Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, OMX offers access to approximately 80 percent of the Nordic and Baltic securities market. Our integrated technology solutions span the transaction chain enabling efficient securities transactions for exchanges, clearing organizations, central securities depositories and other financial institutions around the world. OMX is listed on the Nordic Exchange in Stockholm, Helsinki and Copenhagen. For more information, please visit www.omxgroup.com. PDF

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