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Photo Release -- Nasdaq Welcomes Hailiang Education Group Inc. to The Nasdaq Stock Market

NEW YORK, July 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of Hailiang Education Group Inc. (Nasdaq:HLG), a provider of K-12 educational services in China, commenced on The Nasdaq Stock Market on Tuesday, July 7, 2015.

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/91b8543f-364d-4e3c-a880-ebc2d3d5a5d1

Since its founding in 1995, the Hailiang Education Group has become one of the largest private elementary education groups in the East China region. Hailiang’s schools offer basic and international educational programs at the kindergarten, primary school, middle school, and high school levels, as well as courses designed for university-bound students studying for A-levels in the United Kingdom or the SAT in the United States.

“We are thrilled to welcome The Hailiang Education Group to the Nasdaq family, and look forward to supporting the company as they continue to grow and provide educational resources to students across China,” said Bob McCooey, Senior Vice President, Listing Services at Nasdaq.

By listing on Nasdaq, the Hailiang Education Group joins many of the world’s largest and most revolutionary companies. Nasdaq is the exchange of choice for 60 percent of consumer companies that have listed on the U.S. markets year-to-date.

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