Through Nasdaq First North, companies can access the capital markets while realizing their growth potential.
For more than ten years Nasdaq First North has served as an important growth platform, enabling Nordic and international entrepreneurs to access growth capital to develop and expand their businesses. There is a well-functioning ecosystem surrounding Nasdaq First North, with advisers facilitating a smooth listing process and a range of investors supporting the market, from retail investors to institutional capital.
As of 1 September 2019, the equity segment of Nasdaq First North in Sweden, Finland and Denmark is a registered SME Growth Market and referred to as Nasdaq First North Growth Market. Read more about SME Growth Market status
Start your growth journey
A company can join Nasdaq First North Growth Market regardless of the country of origin or industry sector. A key factor for success is that there is investor interest for the company’s share. The Nordic region boasts the largest retail presence in the world per capita, with small private investors and professional investors taking an active role in the market.Download our Listing Guide
Certified Adviser - your guide through the listing process
In connection with the listing process, all companies applying to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq First North Growth Market must engage a Certified Adviser. The Certified Adviser is responsible for guiding and supporting the company in the listing process. Once the company’s shares have been admitted to trading, the Certified Adviser’s assignment is to support and ensure that the company continuously complies with the rules and regulations.
A stepping Stone to the Main Market
On average, more than five companies grow and transfer from First North Growth Market to the Main Market each year. By listing on the Main Market, companies benefit from increased visibility and investor exposure, and Nasdaq’s efficient and independent surveillance of issuers, members and trading.
Benefits of a Nasdaq First North Growth Market Listing
Proven Growth Platform
More than 75 Nasdaq First North Growth Market listed companies have grown and migrated to the Main Market.
Strong investor demand for growth companies, both among retail investors as well as domestic and international institutional investors.
The Nasdaq brand brings visibility and credibility, and can potentially help listed companies as they expand internationally, and in talent acquisition.
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