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The offer document (the “Offer Document”) has been prepared in connection with a public offer (the “Offer”) made by Nasdaq AB (the “Offeror”), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Nasdaq, Inc. (“Nasdaq”), to acquire, on the terms set forth therein, all issued and outstanding shares (the “Shares”) of Oslo Børs VPS Holding ASA (the “Company” or “Oslo Børs VPS”), the shares of which are subject to quotation on the N-OTC list, a Norwegian marketplace for unlisted shares owned by a subsidiary of Oslo Børs VPS.

The distribution of the Offer Document and the making of the Offer may in certain jurisdictions be restricted by law, including without limitation Canada, Australia and Japan. Accordingly, the Offer is not made and does not constitute an offer or solicitation in these jurisdictions, or in any jurisdiction or to any person where the making or acceptance of the Offer, or the solicitation thereof, would be in violation of the laws or regulations of such jurisdiction. The Offeror and its advisors require persons in possession of the Offer Document and/or who are considering accepting the Offer to inform themselves about, and to observe, any such restrictions, and the Offeror and the Receiving Agent (as defined in the Offer Document) do not accept or assume any responsibility or liability for any violation by any person whomsoever of any such restriction. The Offer is being made to shareholders resident in the United States in reliance on the Tier I exemption pursuant to Rule 14d-1(c) under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”).

THE OFFER DOCUMENT MAY NOT BE DISTRIBUTED IN OR INTO CANADA, AUSTRALIA OR JAPAN, OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION WHERE SUCH DISTRIBUTION WOULD BE UNLAWFUL OR REQUIRE REGISTRATION OR SIMILAR ACTS.

The Offer Document is not directed to persons whose participation in the Offer requires that further offer documents are issued or that registration or other measures are taken, other than those required under Norwegian law. No document or materials relating to the Offer may be distributed in or into any jurisdiction where such distribution or offering requires any of the aforementioned measures to be taken or would be in conflict with any law or regulation of such a jurisdiction. In the event of such distribution or offering still being made, an acceptance submitted from such a country may be disregarded.

In the United Kingdom, the Offer Document, and any investment activity to which it relates, is available only to (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “Order”) or (iii) high net worth companies falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order or (iv) persons within the scope of Article 43 of the Order, or (v) any other persons to whom it may otherwise lawfully be made under the Order (all such persons together being referred to as “relevant persons”). The Offer Document may not be acted or relied on in the United Kingdom by anyone who is not a relevant person.

The Offer Document and any acceptances of the Offer shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Norwegian law. The courts of Norway, with Oslo City Court as legal venue, shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, or in connection with, the Offer Document or any acceptances of the Offer.

CONFIRMATION

By clicking on the link below, I confirm that I have read, understand and agree to comply with all of the restrictions set forth above and that my country of residence and current location is not Australia, Canada or Japan, or any other jurisdiction other than Norway where such distribution would be unlawful or require registration or similar acts.

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