ADVISORY, May 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: QIWI plc, Russia's leading provider of next generation payment services, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of their initial public offering (IPO) on The NASDAQ Stock Market. In honor of the occasion, Sergey Solonin, CEO will ring the Opening Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Friday, May 3, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET Contact: Yakov Barinskiy firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Jennifer Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.email@example.com Feed Information: Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West 18 mhz Lower DL 3811 Vertical FEC 3/4 SR 13.235 DR 18.295411 MOD 4:2:0 DVBS QPSK Facebook and Twitter: For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ . For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx . Webcast: A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx . Photos: To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice. About QIWI plc: QIWI is a leading provider of next generation payment services in Russia and the CIS. QIWI has an integrated proprietary network that enables payment services across physical, online and mobile channels. QIWI has deployed over 11 million virtual wallets, over 169,000 kiosks and terminals, and enabled over 40,000 merchants to accept over RUB 39 billion cash and electronic payments monthly from over 65 million consumers using QIWI's network at least once a month. QIWI's consumers can use cash, stored value and other electronic payment methods to order and pay for goods and services across physical or online environments interchangeably.