Published: 2018-01-22 08:30:00 CET
Nasdaq Nordic

Nasdaq Stockholm Welcomes Leading Edge Materials Corp. to First North

Stockholm, January 22, 2018 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Leading Edge Materials Corp.’s shares (short name: LEMSE) will commence today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Leading Edge Materials belongs to the basic materials sector and is the 3rd company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2018.

Leading Edge Materials is a Canadian mining company with assets primarily in Sweden and Northern Europe. The company currently operate in four divisions – Graphite, Lithium, Rare Earth and Cobalt – and its focus is on the sustainable supply of the materials needed for the generation, storage and preservation of low carbon energy. Leading Edge Materials is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. For more information, please visit www.leadingedgematerials.com.

“The Company is very pleased to have completed this process and commence trading of our shares on Nasdaq First North,” said Blair Way, President and CEO of Leading Edge Materials. “We look forward to working with the Swedish investment community to grow our business.”

“We welcome Leading Edge Materials to our European growth market, Nasdaq First North,” said Adam Kostyál, SVP and Head of European listings at Nasdaq. “We continue to see a strong interest from international companies looking to leverage Nasdaq’s Nordic listing platform, and we look forward to supporting Leading Edge Materials with the investor exposure that comes with a Nasdaq First North listing.”

Leading Edge Materials Corp. has appointed Remium Nordic Holding AB as the Certified Adviser.

*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.

 

About Nasdaq First North

Nasdaq First North is regulated as a multilateral trading facility, operated by the different exchanges within Nasdaq Nordic (Nasdaq First North Denmark is regulated as an alternative marketplace). It does not have the legal status as an EU-regulated market. Companies at Nasdaq First North are subject to the rules of Nasdaq First North and not the legal requirements for admission to trading on a regulated market. The risk in such an investment may be higher than on the main market.

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