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Nasdaq Welcomes Surgery Partners to The Nasdaq Stock Market

NEW YORK, Oct. 01, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of shares of common stock of Surgery Partners, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGRY) commenced on The Nasdaq Stock Market on October 1, 2015.

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Surgery Partners is a leading healthcare services company with a differentiated outpatient delivery model focused on providing high quality, cost effective solutions for surgical and related ancillary care in support of both patients and physicians. Founded in 2004, Surgery Partners is one of the largest and fastest growing surgical services businesses in the country, with a portfolio of 99 surgical facilities comprised of 94 ambulatory surgery centers and 5 surgical hospitals across 28 states.

“Surgery Partners is dedicated to providing exceptional value, innovative solutions and personal attention to its patients in the healthcare industry," said Nelson Griggs, Executive Vice President, Listing Services, Nasdaq. “We are proud to welcome Surgery Partners to the Nasdaq family, and are excited to work with the company as it continues to grow.”

By listing on Nasdaq, Surgery Partners joins many of the world’s largest and most revolutionary companies. Nasdaq is the exchange of choice for 78 percent of healthcare companies that have listed on the U.S. markets year-to-date.

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