FELTHAM, England, Jan. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Nomad Foods Limited ("Nomad" or the "Company") (NYSE: NOMD), today announced that the Company will ring the New York Stock Exchange ("the NYSE") Opening Bell on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. The Company previously determined to transfer its listing from the London Stock Exchange (the "LSE") to the NYSE. Therefore, the last day of trading on the LSE was January 11, 2016 with the delisting and cancellation of trading of the Company's ordinary shares ("Shares") on the LSE expected to be effective from 8:00 a.m. on January 12, 2016 (the "Cancellation Date"). When issued trading began on the NYSE on January 5, 2016 and regular-way trading is expected to begin today, January 12, 2016 on the NYSE. The Shares will trade on the NYSE under the new ticker symbol "NOMD".
Stéfan Descheemaeker, Nomad Foods' Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We are excited to begin regular way trading of our shares on the New York Stock Exchange and are honored to ring the opening bell. We believe that our successfully completed acquisitions of Iglo and Findus Group's Continental European business in 2015, and the synergies we are confident of delivering, have Nomad well-positioned to take advantage of long-term global growth opportunities within the frozen and packaged food space, specifically within Europe and the U.S. Our management team looks forward to the coming year, and we believe these transformative acquisitions, combined with our strategic vision for long-term growth, will lead to long-term value for shareholders as we strive to build a best-in-class global consumer foods company."
The Opening Bell will ring at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time and can be viewed live on the NYSE's website at https://nyse.nyx.com/the-bell.
About Nomad Foods Limited
Nomad Foods (LSE: NHL) is a leading frozen foods company building a global portfolio of best-in-class food companies and brands within the frozen category and across the broader food sector. Nomad produces, markets and distributes brands in 15 countries and has the leading market share in Western Europe. The Company's portfolio of leading frozen food brands includes Birdseye, Iglo, and Findus. More information on Nomad Foods Limited is available at http://www.nomadfoods.com.
Forward-Looking Statements and Disclaimers
Certain statements in this announcement are forward-looking statements which are based on the Company's expectations, intentions and projections regarding its future performance, anticipated events or trends and other matters that are not historical facts, including expectations regarding the listing of the Company's ordinary shares on the NYSE, the expected synergies relating to the Iglo and Findus acquisitions and the expected creation of long term value for shareholders.
Given these risks and uncertainties, prospective investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of such statements and, except as required by applicable law, the Company does not undertake any obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
SOURCE Nomad Foods Limited