NEW YORK, Dec. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today that the trading of Remy International, Inc. (Nasdaq:REMY), a leading worldwide manufacturer, remanufacturer and distributor of starters and alternators for light vehicle and commercial vehicle applications, locomotive products and hybrid electric motors, commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market ® on Thursday, December 13, 2012. Remy's shares were previously listed on the OTC under the ticker "RMYI." "Remy has done a tremendous job delivering operating performance and has continued to advance its share in the marketplace," said Bob McCooey, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX. "We are proud to welcome Remy to the NASDAQ family, which is comprised of the world's most innovative and progressive companies and a growing number of market leaders in the Industrial and Automotive industries. We look forward to supporting Remy and its shareholders as they continue their journey as a public-company." Founded by the Remy Brothers in 1896, Remy International, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer and remanufacturer of alternators, starter motors and electric traction motors. Headquartered in Pendleton, IN, with global operations across five continents and 10 countries, Remy International markets products under the Delco Remy ® and Remy ® brands. Known for innovation, efficiency, quality, and best-in-class customer service and support, Remy International's products are integrated by leading industrial, specialty, automotive and heavy-duty OEMs, and aftermarket providers worldwide. Since its inception, NASDAQ OMX ® has consistently been the exchange of choice for the world's most progressive companies. By listing on The NASDAQ Stock Market ® , Remy International Inc. joins some of the world's leading innovators including Gentex Corp., Dorman Products, Icahn Enterprises and Goodyear Tire & Rubber Corp., which recently switched its exchange listing to The NASDAQ Stock Market from the New York Stock Exchange. About The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc: 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 23 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 www.nasdaqomx.com . Follow us on Facebook ( www.facebook.com/NASDAQ ) and Twitter ( 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.