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Bright Horizons Family Solutions Lists IPO on the New York Stock Exchange – Celebrates First Day as a Publicly-Traded Company



  Bright Horizons Family Solutions Lists IPO on the New York Stock Exchange –
  Celebrates First Day as a Publicly-Traded Company

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- January 25, 2013

Bright Horizons Family Solutions®, a leading provider of employer-sponsored
child care, early education, and work/life solutions, opened for trading today
on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “BFAM” after its
initial public offering. GETCO Execution Services, LLC is the Designated
Market Maker for the company’s stock.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions(R) CEO David Lissy (center, blue sweater) on
the floor of the New Y ...

Bright Horizons Family Solutions(R) CEO David Lissy (center, blue sweater) on
the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as Bright Horizons' IPO prepares to
open for trading.

Chief Executive Officer David Lissy, joined by members of Bright Horizons’
leadership team, commemorated the company’s first day of trading by visiting
the NYSE trading floor to witness the stock opening.

“We are delighted to welcome Bright Horizons Family Solutions to the NYSE’s
growing community of innovative companies,” said Scott Cutler, Executive Vice
President, Head of Global Listings, NYSE Euronext. “Bright Horizons has
distinguished itself as a leader in child care, early education, and work-life
solutions, providing exceptional care and programs for children, families, and
employers around the globe. We congratulate Bright Horizons on its IPO and
look forward to a long-standing partnership with the company and its
shareholders.”

“Over the past quarter century we have been proud to help leading employers
support their employees with work/life solutions that help to increase their
productivity by providing a healthier integration of personal and professional
responsibilities. Today those services reach families and their employers
around the globe and across all life stages, from child care and early
education to back-up care, educational advising, and elder care,” said Lissy.
“We are pleased to once again return to the public markets as we continue to
deliver on our mission to grow and thrive while making a lasting impact on
those we serve.”

Photo 1
Caption: Bright Horizons Family Solutions® CEO David Lissy (center, blue
sweater) on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange as Bright Horizons’ IPO
prepares to open for trading.

Photo 2
Caption: View of the trading crowd surrounding the Bright Horizons Family
Solutions® initial public offering on the NYSE.

In 2012, NYSE Euronext raised $37 billion in total global proceeds on 120
IPOs, making NYSE Euronext the global leader for the year in IPOs proceeds
raised. For more information on NYSE Euronext’s Listings business and to learn
about trends in the IPO market, please visit the NYSE Euronext IPO Center.

About Bright Horizons Family Solutions® (www.brighthorizons.com)

Bright Horizons Family Solutions^® (www.brighthorizons.com) is a leading
provider of employer-sponsored child care, early education, and work/life
solutions. Bright Horizons Family Solutions^®  serves more than 850 clients
across the U.S., UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Canada, and India with programs
including child care and early education, back-up care, elder care,
educational advisory services, and work/life consulting. The company operates
more than 750 child care and early education centers worldwide.

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Contact:

NYSE Euronext Media Relations
Judy Shaw, 212-656-4290
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