Amsterdam - 4 April 2017 – VEON (ticker symbol: VEON), a leading global provider of communications services, began trading today on Euronext Amsterdam.
After opening, the first market price was € 3.88 per share. The total market capitalisation of the company at opening was approximately € 6.8 billion.
VEON is a global provider of connectivity, with the ambition to lead the personal internet revolution for the 235+ million customers it serves today, and many others in the years to come.
Headquartered in Amsterdam, VEON is the name of the parent company and its new personal internet platform that integrates powerful data analytics and artificial intelligence, with a fresh take on messaging capabilities, enabling users and communities to connect by voice, text, picture and video through a beautifully designed interface.
Jean-Yves Charlier, Chief Executive Officer at VEON, said: “We are delighted to be in Amsterdam today to celebrate the beginning of public trading for VEON on Euronext Amsterdam. This new listing provides us with better access to European-based investors and enables us to broaden our investor base. Amsterdam is globally recognized as a major centre for software development and digital talent, which makes the city the natural headquarters for our Group, from which to pursue our global ambition.”
Jean-Yves Charlier and VEON’s global management team celebrated the company’s listing by sounding the gong, which denotes the opening of trading of VEON on Euronext Amsterdam.