NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced today that trading of SFX Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq:SFXE), the world's largest producer of live events and entertainment content focused exclusively on the electronic music culture (EMC), commenced on the NASDAQ Global Select Market on Wednesday, October 9, 2013. SFX Entertainment, Inc. will trade under the ticker symbol, "SFXE."
Established in 2012 by Robert F.X. Sillerman, SFX operates live events, festivals, nightclubs and digital media. SFX's mission is to enable EMC by providing fans with the best possible live experiences, music discovery and digital connectivity with its content and the broader EMC community.
"SFX Entertainment is the premier provider of live events in the global generational movement known as EMC," said Nelson Griggs, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX. "NASDAQ OMX is thrilled to welcome SFX Entertainment to The NASDAQ Stock Market and looks forward to their continued success."
NASDAQ OMX has been the exchange of choice for some of the world's largest and most revolutionary companies. By listing with NASDAQ OMX, SFX Entertainment joins leading entertainment companies including Viacom Inc., 21st Century Fox, Inc., DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. and Netflix, Inc.
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