NASDAQ OMX Baltic Market Awards Ceremony – Riga, Latvia; Tallinn, Estonia; and Vilnius, Lithuania – January 20, 2011

On January 20, 2011 NASDAQ OMX Baltic announced the companies from NASDAQ OMX Baltic market with the best investor relations (IR) in 2010.  The Baltic Market Awards ceremony took place simultaneously in Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, the capitals of the Baltic States.

NASDAQ OMX Baltic Market Awards recognize excellence in IR according to best practice and international standards in financial and extra-financial reporting.  The aim of the awards is to highlight best achievements in IR among listed companies and motivate companies to pay attention to investor relations and adapt best practices, as well provide companies with individual evaluation and consultancy from exchange side.  Each company is evaluated by more than 120 criteria, comprising the quality of annual and periodical reports, disclosures, homepage and analysts’ opinions.

Geoffrey Mazullo, Chair of the NASDAQ OMX Baltic Market Awards Evaluation Committee announced the award for Best Investor Relations in the Baltic Countries.

For more information about the 2010 Baltic Market Award winners and the Baltic Markets Awards Ceremony, please visit Baltic Market Awards 2010.