Australia-based Alexium International Group Joins Nasdaq International Designation Program

Nasdaq is proud to welcome specialty chemical product provider Alexium International Group (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Designation: AXXIY) to the Nasdaq International Designation Program. Alexium joins the following other Australian companies: Qantas Airways (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Select Designation: QABSY), Macquarie Group (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Select Designation: MQBKY), Audio Pixels Holdings (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Designation: ADPXY), and Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Designation: CLVLY).

The Nasdaq International Designation program is designed for non-U.S.-based companies that have level 1 American Depository Receipts or shares that trade in the over-the-counter (OTC) market. As a member of the program, Alexium can now leverage additional visibility in the U.S. investment community and resources for investor relations support.

Commenting on their joining the Nasdaq International Designation, Alexium President Dirk Van Hyning said:

Alexium’s growing sales and market penetration for its environmentally friendly specialty chemical products has led to an increase in interest from within the U.S. investment community."

Launched in December 2015, the Nasdaq International Designation is home to a diverse range of companies in innovative industries across the globe. In addition to Australia, our members hail from Japan, Germany, Brazil, Canada, the U.K., and the Netherlands. Additional companies in the Nasdaq International Designation program include:

  • Audio Pixels Holdings (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Designation: ADPXY; ASX: AKP)
  • BE Semiconductor Industries N.V. (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Designation: BESIY; AMS: BESI)
  • Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Designation: CLVLY) (ASX:CUV)
  • Continental AG (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Select Designation: CTTAY; XETR: CON)
  • CYBERDYNE Inc. (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Select Designation: CYBQY; TYO: 7779)
  • Earthport plc (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Designation: EPCUF; LSE: EPO)
  • Kubota Corporation (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Select Designation: KUBTY; TYO: 6326)
  • Macquarie Group (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Select Designation: MQBKY; ASX: MQG)
  • Marfrig Global Foods (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Select Designation: MRRTY; BM&F Bovespa: MRFG3)
  • Nautilus Minerals Inc. (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Designation: NUSMF; TSX: NUS)
  • Nidec Corporation (OTC:NJDCY) (TYO:6594)
  • Qantas Airways (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Select Designation: QABSY; ASX: QAN)
  • Rakuten Inc. (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Select Designation: RKUNY; TYO: 4755)
  • Roxgold Inc. (OTC – Nasdaq Intl Designation: ROGFF; TSX-V: ROG)

Members of the program were invited to the Nasdaq MarketSite this past year with the opportunity to amplify their brand activities through different channels. For example, Qantas joined Nasdaq, Inc. to ring the Nasdaq opening bell and Cyberdyne leveraged Nasdaq Facebook Live to showcase new technology in 2016. In 2017, we look forward to helping our members grow their brand, increase liquidity and shape their personal message to the investment community.

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