Nasdaq Stockholm Welcomes Atari to First North
Stockholm, April 25, 2019— Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Atari SA’s Swedish Depositary Receipts (SDRs) (short name: ATA SDB) will commence today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Atari belongs to the consumer goods sector and is the 19th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2019.
Atari is a global interactive entertainment and multiplatform licensing group. The company created the world’s first video game in 1972, and today owns and/or manages a portfolio of more than 200 games and franchises, including globally known brands such as Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command® and Pong®. From this important portfolio of intellectual properties, Atari delivers attractive online games for smartphones, tablets, and other connected devices. Atari also develops and distributes interactive entertainment for Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo game consoles.
“We are thrilled by the interest that investors in the Nordic region have shown in our group,” said Frédéric Chesnais, CEO of the Atari Group. “The first day of trading on Nasdaq First North marks the first stage of our presence in this very dynamic region for the video game industry and we are looking forward to increasing our visibility and broadening our local shareholder base over the long term.”
”We welcome Atari to Nasdaq First North, where it joins a number of gaming industry peers,” said Adam Kostyál, SVP and Head of European Listings, Nasdaq. “We are thrilled to welcome Atari to our Nordic family of companies, and look forward to supporting the company with the increased investor exposure and visibility that this Nasdaq First North listing will bring.”
Atari SA has appointed Redeye AB as the Certified Adviser.
*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.
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