Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market is our market designed to further assist companies in raising investor visibility and to prepare them for a listing on the regulated Main Market. The segment targets companies that make a conscious decision to comply with higher disclosure and accounting standards than those imposed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market.
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
Companies already listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market can apply to the Premier segment by submitting an application form. Companies not listed on Nasdaq need to complete a listing application through the Nasdaq Listing Center. Get a full overview of the admission requirements in the Listing Guide.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 First North Premier 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.Find your certified adviser
Taking the step to the Main Market
Several listing requirements on First North Premier Growth Market are aligned with those of the regulated Main Market. The stricter requirements serve both as a stamp of quality for the Premier segment, and to prepare companies for a transfer to the Main Market. On average, more than five companies grow and transfer each year, most of which comes from the Premier segment. By listing on the regulated market, companies benefit from increased visibility and investor exposure, and Nasdaq’s efficient and independent surveillance of issuers, members and trading.
What are the benefits of a First North Premier Growth Market Listing?
Active and Trusted Market
Strong investor demand on a market operated by Nasdaq Nordic, one of the most liquid and efficient cash equities markets in Europe, with trading taking place in a world-leading trading system.
The Nasdaq brand brings visibility and credibility, and can potentially help listed companies as they expand internationally, and in talent acquisition.
International Rulebook and Language
Rulebook in English. The company description may be prepared in English, and issuers may disclose information to the market in English.
Establishing investor confidence in a space technology company requires trust, and being listed on the Nasdaq First North Premier segment has really helped us from that perspective.
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Solutions to support you through your growth journey
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- Share Price Level
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For governance and collaborationKey Features
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- Share Securely
- Manage Meetings
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For transparency and controlKey Features
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- Enhance investor and analyst enagement
- Assess vulnerability to activist investors
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