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Nasdaq First North Premier

Stockholm, December 5 

Nasdaq welcomes Jetpak

Nasdaq First North Premier

Stockholm, December 8 

Nasdaq welcomes MAG Interactive

Nasdaq First North Premier

Stockholm, November 22

Nasdaq welcomes IRRAS

Nasdaq First North Premier

Stockholm, October 13

Nasdaq welcomes ClimeOn

Nasdaq First North Premier

Nasdaq First North Premier targets companies that make a conscious decision to comply with higher disclosure and accounting requirements.

Nasdaq First North Premier

Launched in 2009, the Nasdaq First North Premier segment is designed to further assist companies in raising investor visibility and to prepare them for a Main Market listing. Nasdaq First North Premier targets companies that make a conscious decision to comply with higher disclosure and accounting standards than imposed under the First North rules.

Several of the listing requirements on Nasdaq First North Premier are aligned with those of the Main Market. These stricter requirements serve both as a stamp of quality for the Premier segment, and better prepare the company for a transfer to the Main Market.

Segment Qualification for First North Premier

To be placed in the First North Premier segment, companies have to apply the following:

  • The company's free float shall be at least 25 percent
  • The market value shall be at least EUR 10 million
  • Nasdaq requires that the companies apply the corporate governance code
  • Companies have to apply IFRS for accounting and financial reports
  • Companies on Premier are committed to following the main market disclosure rules.

Differences between Nasdaq First North and the Premier segment

Market Segment Free Float Market Capitalization Corporate Governance Code Accounting Standards Information to the Market
Nasdaq First North 10% n/a n/a Local accounting standards Rules of Nasdaq First North apply
Nasdaq First North Premier 25% EUR 10 million Requirement to apply to the local Corporate Governance Code IFRS Rules of the Main Market apply

Stepping stone to the Nasdaq Main Market

On average, more than five companies grow and transfer to the Main Market each year, most of which comes from the First North Premier segment. By listing on the Nasdaq Stockholm Main Market, companies benefit from increased visibility and investor exposure, and Nasdaq’s efficient and independent surveillance of issuers, members and trading.

As compared with Nasdaq First North, Nasdaq First North Premier applies stricter requirements, and is intended for companies with a high level of ambition − often those focused on a future listing on the Main Market. Several of the listing requirements on Nasdaq First North Premier are aligned with those of the Main Market. These stricter requirements serve both as a stamp of quality for the Premier segment, and better prepare the company for a transfer to the Main Market.

Read more in our Listing Guide - Transfer from Nasdaq First North Premier to Nasdaq Stockholm

Nasdaq offers training on the listing process for the Nasdaq Stockholm Main Market. Read more about the training by visiting the events & training page.

How to apply

If the company is listed on Nasdaq First North they can apply to the Premier segment by submitting an application form. If the company isn’t listed within Nasdaq the company needs to complete a listing application through Nasdaq Listing Center. All companies listed on Nasdaq First North and First North Premier needs to have an assigned Certified Adviser.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions about the Premier segment.


Application Forms

The application for a new listing on First North Premier shall go through the Nasdaq Listing Center.

Industry Classification Benchmark - ICB

Nasdaq use ICB (Industry Classification Benchmark) which is maintained and operated by the FTSE Group. Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB) is a globally recognized standard for categorizing companies and securities across four levels of classification. Each company is allocated to the subsector that most closely represents the nature of its business, which is determined by its primary source of revenue and other publicly available information


Basic MaterialsConsumer GoodsConsumer ServicesEnergyFinancialsHealth Care

IndustrialsReal EstateTechnologyTelecommUtilities

Listing requirements on our different Nordic markets

The listing requirements differ across our markets Main Market, First North Premier and First North.

Listing Process

To learn more about the listing processes on our different marketplaces please select the market you are interested in below.

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