NASDAQ launch Vilnius technology and business competence center
Vilnius, Nasdaq, 2015 m. October 13 – Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) today announced the launch of the Nasdaq Technology and Business Competence Center in Vilnius. The grand opening ceremony, which was attended by the President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė, was ushered in by the ringing of the stock market bell.
The k29 business center in Vilnius is now home to the Nasdaq Technology Center, and also two of its sister companies – Nasdaq Vilnius Stock Exchange, and the Central Securities Depository of Lithuania.
Nasdaq technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries; transformative solutions are delivered to the world’s exchanges, clearing houses, central depositories, brokers-dealers, regulators, public and private companies.
“Nasdaq delivers innovative trading, technology, intelligence and company services that ensure transparency and provide insight for navigating today’s global capital markets,” explained Hans-Ole Jochumsen, President, Nasdaq. “We support a healthy capital market ecosystem to make it easier for companies of all sizes to raise growth capital and create new jobs.”
Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Šimašius, meanwhile, announced that the city was becoming an increasingly attractive location for global companies with the highest possible standards and ambitions.
“Nasdaq is definitely a flagship in this sense and I am truly happy Vilnius has been chosen as home for the Nasdaq competence center, which in turn will attract exceptionally talented professionals from Lithuania and elsewhere.“
Nasdaq also expressed its gratitude to Invest Lithuania’s highly passionate specialists for their dedication to promoting Lithuania as a world class FDI destination.
According to Mantas Katinas, General Manager at Invest Lithuania, “The arrival of a world-class company like Nasdaq to Lithuania is great news because of the opportunities it will create for skilled specialists in the country. It also serves as a great motivation for talented Lithuanians that have left to study and live abroad to think about returning. It shows them that they can fulfil their career ambitions at a globally renowned, cutting edge company here in Lithuania.”
By the end of October Nasdaq will have created approximately 120 new positions for talented software developers and engineers, QA test specialists, analysts, accountants and system operations administrators.
Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets. As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world’s securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.6 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.
Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland, Nasdaq Riga, Nasdaq Stockholm, Nasdaq Tallinn, Nasdaq Vilnius, Nasdaq Clearing and Nasdaq Broker Services are respectively brand names for the regulated markets of Nasdaq OMX Copenhagen A/S, Nasdaq OMX Helsinki Ltd., Nasdaq OMX Iceland hf., Nasdaq OMX Riga, AS, Nasdaq OMX Stockholm AB, Nasdaq OMX Tallinn AS, AB Nasdaq OMX Vilnius, Nasdaq OMX Clearing AB, Nasdaq OMX Broker Services AB. Nasdaq Nordic represents the common offering by Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm. Nasdaq Baltic Market represents the common offering by Nasdaq Tallinn, Nasdaq Riga and Nasdaq Vilnius.
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