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Atlas Copco AB [ATCO] to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Atlas Copco AB [ATCO] to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell07:45 EST Wednesday, February 20, 2013 ADVISORY, Feb. 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --What: Atlas Copco AB [ATCO], an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate its 140th anniversary. In honor of the occasion, Ronnie Leten, President and CEO, will ring the Opening Bell.Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast StudioWhen: Thursday, February 21, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ETContacts: Paul Humphreys +1 803 448 52 92 paul.humphreys@us.atlascopco.com Ola Kinnander +46 70 347 24 55 ola.kinnander@se.atlascopco.comNASDAQ MarketSite: Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.comFeed Information: Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West 18 mhz Lower DL 3811 Vertical FEC 3/4 SR 13.235 DR 18.295411 MOD 4:2:0 DVBS QPSKFacebook and Twitter: For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies, please visit our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ. For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx.Webcast: A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.Photos: To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.About Atlas Copco AB [ATCO]: Atlas Copco is an industrial group with world-leading positions in compressors, expanders and air treatment systems, construction and mining equipment, power tools and assembly systems. With innovative products and services, Atlas Copco delivers solutions for sustainable productivity. The company was founded in 1873, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and has a global reach spanning more than 170 countries. In 2012, Atlas Copco had 39 800 employees and revenues of BSEK 90.5 (BEUR 10.5). Learn more at www.atlascopco.com.About NASDAQ OMX Group: The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 23 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.99+% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500) -NDAQA-