Helsinki, August 1, 2014 - NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ: NDAQ) announced that trading in SSAB AB (SSABAH) shares commenced today on the main market of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. SSAB AB is a large cap company within the sector Basic Materials. SSAB shares have been listed on the main market of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm since 1989, and from today the shares of the company are also secondary listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. On 22 January 2014, the Boards of Directors of SSAB AB and Rautaruukki Corporation announced a plan to combine the two companies through SSAB making a public share exchange offer to Rautaruukki’s shareholders. The combination is now completed.

SSAB is a Nordic and US-based steel company. SSAB offers value added products and services developed in close cooperation with its customers to create a stronger, lighter and more sustainable world. SSAB has employees in over 50 countries. SSAB has production facilities in Sweden, Finland and the US. For more information, visit