NASDAQ OMX Announces the Winners of the Baltic Market Awards 2012 – January 24, 2013

On January 24, 2013 NASDAQ OMX Baltic announced the companies from the NASDAQ OMX Baltic market with the best investor relations in 2012. The Baltic Market Awards ceremony took place simultaneously in Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, the capitals of the Baltic States.

According to the press release distributed by NASDAQ OMX, “The Lithuanian telecommunications company TEO LT was recognized for the Best Investor Relations (IR) in the Baltic Countries for the fourth consecutive year. The runners-up were an Estonian water utility Tallinna Vesi and a Lithuanian holding company Invalda. The Estonian construction company Nordecon and the Latvian radio manufacturer SAF Tehnika were recognized among Top five. TEO LT showed the best results also in two other categories: The Best Investor Relations Online and The Best Annual Report.

Latvian shipping company Latvijas Kugnieciba improved its IR practices by nearly 34% over 2012 in comparison with 2011, securing an award for The Most Visible Improvement of the Year, and goes to ring the bell at the NASDAQ OMX MarketSite in New York.

LHV Pank from Estonia was recognized as the most active and dedicated financial intermediary on the Baltic Market winning the Member of the Year 2012 award for the second year in a row.”

For detailed information about the Baltic Market Awards, including a full list of companies analyzed, nominees and winners, please visit the Baltic Market Awards 2012 page of the NASDAQ OMX internet site.