NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today that trading of Fox Factory Holding Corp. "FOX" (Nasdaq:FOXF), a designer, manufacturer and marketer of high-performance, suspension products, commenced on The NASDAQ Global Select Market on Thursday, August 8, 2013. http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=20318 http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=20336 FOX is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of high-performance, ride dynamics solutions used primarily on mountain bikes, side-by-side vehicles, or Side-by-Sides, on-road vehicles with off-road capabilities, off-road vehicles and trucks, all-terrain vehicles, or ATVs, snowmobiles, specialty vehicles and applications, and motorcycles. FOX products enhance ride dynamics by improving performance and control. FOX products have been used by a variety of successful athletes in elite competitive events such as the Union Cyclist International Mountain Bike World Cup and the X Games. "FOX is a globally recognized high-performance, ride dynamics brand," said Bruce Aust, Executive Vice President, Corporate Client Group, NASDAQ OMX. "NASDAQ is pleased to welcome FOX to the NASDAQ OMX family, and we are looking forward to celebrating many milestones with the company and its shareholders."
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