Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market

for growth companies with an ambition to list on the Main Market

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Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market is our senior growth market segment designed to assist companies in raising investor visibility and prepare them for a Main Market listing. The Premier segment targets companies that are ready and make a conscious decision to comply with higher listing requirements than the standard First North rules.

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Companies already listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market can apply to the Premier segment by submitting the “Application for trading on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market Segment“, a financial report according to IFRS, information about how the corporate governance code is implemented and a share distribution certificate. Companies not listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market need to complete a listing application through the Nasdaq Listing Center in addition to the above documents, and will be examined in the admission process to ensure fulfillment of the full set of First North Premier Growth Market listing requirements.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LISTING PROCESS in our 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. Nasdaq grants permission to advisers to operate as Certified Adviser on Nasdaq First North Growth Market after an assessment that applicants satisfies Nasdaq’s requirements, to be able to fulfill their role.

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PROVEN GROWTH PLATFORM
+50%
of Nasdaq First North Growth Market companies in Sweden that transferred to the Main Market took the step via the Premier segment.
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Springboard for 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 potential transfer to the Main Market.
Learn more in the listing guide
PROVEN GROWTH PLATFORM
+50%
of Nasdaq First North Growth Market companies in Sweden that transferred to the Main Market took the step via the Premier segment.

What are the benefits of a First North Premier Growth Market Listing?

Visibility Platform

The Premier segment offers companies an opportunity to make its higher ambition visible towards investors by choosing to list on Nasdaq’s senior growth market segment.

Enhanced Quality Stamp

The stricter listing requirements serve as a quality stamp for the Premier segment, as the company's transparency to the market increases.

Institutional Investor Interest

Higher institutional investor interest in the Premier segment indicated by shareholder data.

How we help our clients
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.
Niels Buus, CEO, GomSpace
Listing as a tool to gain credibility
GomSpace listed on Nasdaq First North Premier on June 16, 2016 – roughly six months after the company formally had decided to aim for a public listing. In addition to the capital injection and getting a fair valuation of the company, Niels Buus highlights that access to the Nasdaq brand was one of the key reasons for their Nasdaq First North Premier listing.
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AN INVESTOR'S PERSPECTIVE
As long-term investors in growth companies we always look for opportunities to help entrepreneurs realize their vision and create value. For us, Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market is a proven growth platform for goal-oriented companies to develop in a public market environment.
Magnus Hardmeier, Partner & Chairman, PRIVEQ
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More than 50 companies are currently listed on the Premier segment, of the more than 360 companies in total listed on the two segments on Nasdaq First North Growth Market. See all the latest statistics in our Resource Center.
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