Replicon Group becomes Certified Adviser in OMX First North

Press release, 29-11-2007

Replicon Corporate Finance Ltd gains Certified Adviser (CA) status in OMX First North Helsinki and Stockholm stock exchanges. The ability to assist growth companies in IPOs is an important part of Replicon’s strategy of becoming a major service provider in its chosen market segments in Nordic Countries. Senior Adviser nomination of experienced Matti Copeland, the CEO of A&B, supports the same strategic goal.

First North is an alternative marketplace for small growth companies, providing a world of opportunities on the Nordic and global financial markets. It gives companies greater visibility and ease of access to Northern Europe's largest pool of capital, combining the benefits of being on-market with simplicity. More information: First North


”We are exited on First North as an alternative for raising financing for promising growth companies”, says Petteri Hirvonen CEO of Replicon Group. ”The environment of publicly listed companies is very familiar to me and many of our team from the past. The combination of huge opportunities and challenges of growth companies and the requirements of successful listing could not be more interesting”, Petteri Hirvonen, former Chief Economist and Investment Strategist of Mandatum Bank, adds.


Simultaneously with the CA status, Matti Copeland, CEO of A&B, joins Replicon team as a Senior Adviser. Matti Copeland is a very experienced M&A and corporate finance professional. Further information on Matti Copeland see Link to Matti Copeland

Replicon services, please contact:
+358-(0)9-677 464

Petteri Hirvonen,
CEO, Replicon Group +358-(0)50-552 96 33 (direct)

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Replicon Group is an independent corporate finance, consulting and asset management advisory house for growth companies and growth investors. Replicon provides strategic and financial solutions that facilitate business activities, efficiency, and increase profitability of corporations and other organizations. Our core competence is in the corporate solutions that facilitate and govern growth of businesses based on innovation. An important part of our activities is continuous learning. We want to find and develop most suitable solutions to our customer needs. Replicon Group’s special focus areas are Life-Science and ICT/Mobile sectors. In these sectors Replicon provides also asset management advisory. The main shareholders in Replicon Group are its key management, holding majority of the company’s shares. Replicon’s homepage is

Important Notice: First North is an alternative market, operated by the different exchanges within OMX. It does not have the legal status as an EU-regulated market. Companies at First North are subject to the rules of First North and not the legal requirements for admission to trading on a regulated market. The risk in such an investment may be higher than on the main market.