In June 2019, Euronext completed the acquisition of the Norwegian Stock Exchange, gaining a strong central exchange in the Nordic region with a unique and competitive strategic positioning in energy, shipping and seafood industries.
Oslo Børs has 300 listed companies and 2,230 listed bonds and proudly stands as the premier exchange for oil service companies in Europe and holds the title of global leading listing venue for the seafood and shipping sectors in the world Now being part of Euronext, the combined entities bring together a wide and diverse community of close to 1,500 listed companies, home to a range of firms from fast-growing small and midcaps to international blue chips. The group welcome order flow from over 6,000 local and international institutional investors from the United States, the United Kingdom and continental Europe.
On another note, Euronext Corporate Services announced a partnership with the Norwegian market leader on streaming quarterly presentations for companies listed on Oslo Børs, anchoring furthermore the inclusion of the Nordic exchange in the Euronext family.
Euronext continues to extend in the Nordic region as in early December, it announced its binding agreement to buy a majority of Nord Pool Group’s share capital and voting rights. Nord Pool runs a leading physical power market in Europe, operating from its headquarters in Oslo and offices in Helsinki, Stockholm, Tallinn, Berlin and London. The deal strengthens Euronext’s commodities franchise and is expected to close in the first quarter of 2020 and will be governed by a Shareholders' Agreement.
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