HB Grandi hf

NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ:NDAQ) announces that the shares of HB Grandi hf., a Mid Cap company within the Consumer Goods industry, today begin trading on the Main Market of NASDAQ OMX Iceland. HB Grandi was previously listed on First North Iceland. The company is the eighth company to list on NASDAQ OMX’s Nordic main markets in 2014 (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm; Helsinki; Copenhagen and Iceland), and the second one on NASDAQ OMX Iceland this year. HB Grandi will trade under the ticker symbol GRND.

HB Grandi is one of Iceland’s largest fisheries companies, making quality fresh seafood products from the fish caught from the sea around Iceland. It operates ten fishing vessels and processes seafood products both on sea and on ground on three different locations around Iceland. The company has the largest fishing quota amongst Icelandic fisheries companies and operates its own marketing division that sells its products worldwide, mainly in Europe, Asia and North-America. HB Grandi employs around 900 people on land and sea.

Interview in Icelandic

Vilhjalmur Vilhjalmsson, CEO of HB Grandi tolls the bell

Pall Hardarson, President of NASDAQ OMX Iceland, and Vilhjalmur Vilhjalmsson