EasyNext Lisbon dá as boas-vindas à HQ Life, a primeira admissão alemã


Lisbon, 12 December 2013 – HQ Life AG(ticker symbol:HQL), an investment company that supports start up companies from the telecommunications, media, internet  and health sectors, today celebrated its listing on EasyNext Lisbon market, operated by Euronext N.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of IntercontinentalExchange Group, Inc. (NYSE: ICE). The HQ Life Corporation is also listed in Germany at the Hamburg Stock Exchange.

The company was listed on the Portuguese stock exchange through the admission to trading of 6,600,000 shares, which represents 68,75% of the capital, at a value of €1 per share. The current capital is represented by of 9,600,000 shares.

"The listing of HQ Life on EasyNext proves that this market is a usefil tool  for companies aiming for a progressive access to capital markets. EasyNext, as an MTF, presents more accessible requirements for SMEs, which eases access to the stock exchange. Easynext offers a true antechamber for future access to  our larger markets, allowing companies to gain the necessary know how and track record”, said Miguel Geraldes, Head of Cash Market & Listing of Euronext Lisbon.“We appreciate HQ Life's decision, as the first company originating from and based in Germany to choose Portugal as an entry point to the Euronext market”, he added.

“It is very exciting to come to Portugal to ring the bell as the first German company tobe listed on the Easynext market segment. We appreciated  the support provided by the Lisbon  Stock Exchange and I am convinced, that there will be many more companies following us over the next years”,said Markus Beforth, CEO of HQ Life.“Portugal is an important market for us because we are going to open an additional office in Lisbon in order to invest in local startups focussing on telecommunication, new media, internet and healthcare”, he added.

To celebrate HQ Life’s listing, CEO Markus Beforth rang the Opening Bell for Easynext’s Lisbon market. He was accompanied by Stock Market Partners, the listing sponsor, along with the Euronext team.

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