NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today that trading of Criteo (Nasdaq:CRTO), a leading global technology company that specializes in performance display advertising, commenced on The NASDAQ Global Select Market on Wednesday, October 30.
Criteo enables companies to engage and convert their customers online whether they are on a desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. Through its proprietary predictive algorithms, Criteo delivers performance- based online display advertising on real-time consumer data. Founded in 2005 in Paris, Criteo now employs more than 700 people across its 15 offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia, serving more than 4,000 leading e-commerce companies across 37 countries globally.
"Criteo enables e-commerce companies to effectively engage and convert consumers across all devices by leveraging insights from observing billions of dollars of sales events," said Bob Greifeld, CEO of NASDAQ OMX. "Criteo embodies the innovative and progressive drive that is characteristic of NASDAQ-listed companies. We are proud to welcome Criteo to The NASDAQ Stock Market."Since its inception, NASDAQ OMX has been the exchange of choice for some of the world's most innovative and progressive technology companies. NASDAQ is home to over 74 percent of technology companies listed on U.S. exchanges. About CRITEO [CRTO] Criteo is a leading global technology company that specializes in performance display advertising, working with over 4,000 ecommerce companies around the world. Criteo has over 700 employees in offices across the U.S., Europe and Asia serving more than 35 countries. NASDAQ OMX Group : The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook ( http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ ) and Twitter ( http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx ). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500) The information contained above is provided for informational and educational purposes only, and nothing contained herein should be construed as investment advice, either on behalf of a particular security or an overall investment strategy. Neither The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. nor any of its affiliates makes any recommendation to buy or sell any security or any representation about the financial condition of any company. Statements regarding NASDAQ-listed companies are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Investors should undertake their own due diligence and carefully evaluate companies before investing. ADVICE FROM A SECURITIES PROFESSIONAL IS STRONGLY ADVISED. NDAQG
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