Nasdaq Welcomes Frigate to Baltic First North

 Riga/Tallinn/Vilnius, Nasdaq Baltic Market, July 13, 2018 – Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that AS Frigate shares admission to trading (short name: FRGTE) will commence today on the Nasdaq First North market in Riga. Frigate operates in the finance sector and is the sixth company to join Nasdaq’s First North Baltic Share List.

“The First North market is perfectly suited for companies seeking visibility of a public company and building investors trust as a first step before actually tapping capital markets for development capital.” notes Daiga Auziņa-Melalksne, Head of Exchange Services at Nasdaq Baltic and the CEO of Nasdaq Riga.

“Frigate is a growing company with ambition to develop. Admission to trading of Company’s shares on First North will be the next step in Frigate Group development,” said Pavel Dushin, Chairman of the Council of AS Frigate.

AS Frigate is an international group of companies currently active in Switzerland, Luxemburg, Singapore, and Latvia, which provides investment services. AS Frigate provides a wide range of services which give investors access to securities - investment advice, portfolio management, executing orders for clients, structured products for different kinds of clients, trading in financial instruments and helping companies raise funds on capital markets. For more information, see www.frigate.eu

Frigate has appointed the commercial company of certified auditors SIA Nexia Audit Advice, one of the largest certified audit firms in Latvia, as its Certified Adviser.

 

About Nasdaq First North 
Nasdaq First North is regulated as a multilateral trading facility, operated by the different exchanges within Nasdaq Nordic and Nasdaq Baltic. It does not have the legal status of an EU-regulated market. Companies at Nasdaq First North are subject to the rules of Nasdaq First North and not the legal requirements for admission to trading on a regulated market. The risk in such an investment may be higher than on the main market. This can also mean higher earnings potential on investments.

 

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