The NASDAQ OMX Group

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the largest exchange company in the world, delivering trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents. The Group offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market; NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, including NASDAQ OMX First North; and the U.S. 144A sector. The NASDAQ OMX stock exchanges in Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius form the Baltic Market.

The company has multi-asset and multi-service capabilities across the world in trading, clearing, listing, information services and trading technology. It is the world’s largest liquidity pool for Nordic equities and during 2009 it expanded trading offering to include Norwegian equities.

In 2007 the company entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Boston Stock Exchange (BSE), including the holding company (BSE Group), the Boston Equities Exchange (BEX), the Boston Stock Exchange Clearing Corporation (BSECC), and the BOX Regulation (BOXR).

In 2008 the NASDAQ Stock Market won the "Largest Exchange for ETFs" in the Americas award, as measured by dollar turnover, for the fourth consecutive year. It addition it is named Forbes Magazine’s 2008 Company of the Year.

In 2009 the company was selected as exchange technology provider to the Osaka Securities Exchange (OSE), the premier derivatives and securities exchange in Japan.

CNCB has named NASDAQ OMX as one of the leanest companies on the S&P 500 Index. It is also ranked as one of Business Week’s Top 50 Companies for 2009.

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