SwedCham Hong Kong visit to Nasdaq OMX Hong Kong

As the next Young Professionals (Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong) company visit Nasdaq OMX will be visited in the evening on Thursday, 15 October 2015.

Nasdaq OMX Group Inc. is an American multinational financial services corporation that owns and operates the NASDAQ stock market and eight European stock exchanges. The OMX part of Nasdaq originates from OMX AB, a Swedo-Finnish financial services company formed in 2003 through a merger between OM AB and HEX Plc, that was acquired by Nasdaq in 2008.

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Nasdaq is recognized around the globe as a diversified worldwide financial technology, trading and information services provider to the capital markets, with more than 3,500 colleagues serving businesses and investors from over 50 offices in 26 countries across six continents – and in every capital market.

Being the second-largest exchange in the world by market capitalization, behind only the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq has transformed the world’s capital markets by engineering precedent-setting acquisitions, achieving ground breaking progress, and empowering people to think differently and businesses to compete more effectively.

Chamber /Nasdaq representative Ulf Carlsson will host the company. Ulf joined Nasdaq in 1996 and since 2003 he has been General Manager for Nasdaq operations in North Asia & Japan and based in Hong Kong. The operations in North Asia & Japan cover most of the company’s global businesses including Listings, Corporate Solutions, Global Market Data & Index, Broker Sales and Market Technology. Additionally he is Director of the Board of Nasdaq Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Ulf has over 20 years of experience from the financial market sector working in different roles over the years both in the US, Europe and the Asia Pacific. Prior to moving to Asia, 1996-2003 he was head of
Nasdaq Marketplace Business Unit responsible for the marketplace systems business globally.

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