Nasdaq OMX and Borsa İstanbul Sign Strategic Partnership

Thursday, 4 July 2013

NEW YORK and ISTANBUL, 3 July 2013 — The NASDAQ OMX Group (Nasdaq: NDAQ) and Borsa İstanbul have signed a partnership agreement today, which aims to expand Borsa İstanbul’s global presence, while substantially strengthening Istanbul’s position as a regional hub for capital markets. Borsa İstanbul will integrate and operate NASDAQ OMX’s suite of world-class market technologies for trading, clearing, market surveillance and risk management, covering all asset classes including energy contracts. Further, the two companies will actively collaborate in the region. This strategic partnership points to a long-term commitment which would benefit member firms and customers of both exchanges.