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Nasdaq Welcomes Match Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: MTCH) to The Nasdaq Stock Market

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of Match Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:MTCH) commenced on The Nasdaq Stock Market on November 19, 2015.

Match Group, Inc. [Nasdaq: MTCH], the world's leading provider of dating products, rang the Opening Bell on November 20, 2015, to celebrate the company's listing on The Nasdaq Stock Market on November 19, 2015.


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Match Group is the world’s leading provider of dating products and has a mission to increase romantic connectivity worldwide. The company operates a varied portfolio of over 45 brands, including Match, OkCupid, Tinder, Meetic, Twoo, OurTime and FriendScout24 – tailored products designed to increase users’ likelihood of finding a romantic connection. As of the quarter ending September 30, 2015, Match Group had dating products in 38 languages in more than 190 countries, with approximately 59 million monthly active users and approximately 4.7 million paid members. The company also owns The Princeton Review, which provides a variety of educational services such as test preparation and college counseling.

“Match Group’s suite of products foster connections and relationships across the globe, and the company has continued to innovate to meet the increasingly digital needs of its consumers,” said Bob Greifeld, CEO, Nasdaq. “We congratulate Match Group on its IPO and look forward to supporting the company as it continues to evolve, grow and succeed.”

By listing with Nasdaq, Match Group joins many of the world’s largest and most revolutionary companies. Nasdaq has been the exchange of choice to 71 percent of technology companies listed on the U.S. markets.

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