Published: 2015-12-15 08:30:00 CET
Nasdaq Nordic

SEMI-ANNUAL REVIEW OF THE FIRST NORTH 25 INDEX

The new portfolio of the First North 25 index will become effective on January 4, 2016

Stockholm, December 15, 2015 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announces today the results of the semi-annual review of the First North 25 Index (Nasdaq Stockholm: FN25) which will become effective with the market open on Monday, January 4, 2016.

Impact Coatings AB (IMPC), Jobindex A/S (JOBNDX), Magnolia Bostad AB (MAG), PowerCell Sweden AB (PCELL), Prime Living AB (PRIME), Starbreeze AB ser. A (STAR A), Vostok Emerging Finance Ltd (VEMF SDB) will be added to the portfolio and Avtech Sweden AB B (AVT B), DistIT AB (DIST), Kancera AB (KAN), Saltängen Property Invest AB (SAPIAB), ShaMaran Petroleum Corp (SNM), Zinzino AB Ser. B (ZZ B) will be excluded from the portfolio.

The FN25 consists of the largest and most traded shares listed on the First North Market. FN25 is re-ranked semi-annually in January and July.

The First North 25 Index constituents effective January 4, 2016 are:

Absolent Group AB Nexam Chemical Holding AB
Ages Industri AB ser. B PledPharma AB
Catella AB ser. B PowerCell Sweden AB
Clavister Holding AB Prime Living AB
Delarka Holding AB Robit Oyj
Detection Technology Oyj Starbreeze AB ser. A
Evolution Gaming Group AB Starbreeze AB ser. B
Hampiðjan hf. Stendörren Fastigheter AB
Immunicum AB Taaleritehdas  Oyj
Impact Coatings AB Verkkokauppa.com Oyj
Jobindex A/S Vostok Emerging Finance Ltd
Kambi Group Plc Xvivo Perfusion AB
Magnolia Bostad AB

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