NASDAQ Welcomes Abengoa SA (NASDAQ: ABGB) to The NASDAQ Stock Market

NASDAQ Welcomes Abengoa SA (NASDAQ: ABGB) to The NASDAQ Stock Market

NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today that trading of Abengoa SA (Nasdaq:ABGB), a
multinational Spanish technology and engineering company, commenced on The
NASDAQ Stock Market on October 17, 2013.

Abengoa applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the
energy and environment sectors, generating electricity from renewable
resources, converting biomass into biofuels and producing drinking water from
sea water. Abengoa's business revolves around three activities: engineering
and construction includes traditional engineering activities in the energy and
water sectors; concession type-infrastructures and industrial production
involves businesses with a high technological component such as biofuels or
the development of solar technology. Abengoa focuses its growth on the
creation of new technologies that contribute to sustainable development.

"Through its research and innovation, Abengoa has become one of the leading
companies in the development of new technologies that contribute to
sustainable development," said Adam Kostyál, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ
OMX. "Abengoa truly exemplifies the innovative nature of NASDAQ listed
companies and we are thrilled to welcome them to our exchange"

Since its inception, NASDAQ OMX has consistently been the exchange of choice
for the world's most progressive and innovative companies. Abengoa joins some
of the world's largest technology and energy companies by listing on The
NASDAQ Stock Market.

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