June 3, 2010

Chr. Hansen Holding A/S, a Large Cap company within the Materials sector, has started trading of its shares on the main market of NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen. Christian Hansen is the eighth company to list on NASDAQ OMX Nordic markets in 2010, and the third IPO this year. As of Friday June 4 Chr. Hansen will also be included in the OMX Copenhagen Benchmark Index (OMXCB).

Chr. Hansen, headquartered in Hørsholm, Denmark, is a global bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. Chr. Hansen’s customers are the world’s food and health industries. Chr. Hansen today has more than 2,200 dedicated employees in over 30 countries, and the company’s revenue in FY2008/09 was EUR 511 million.