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Copa America Centenario to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Feb. 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:
The Local Organizing Committee of the historic 2016 Copa America Centenario, a once-in-a-lifetime soccer event to be played across the United States this summer, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Sunil Gulati, Chairman of the 2016 Copa America Local Organizing Committee, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:
Friday, February 19, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Copa America Centenario Media Contact:
Sean Dennison
(212) 450-1223
Sean.Dennison@MLSsoccer.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:
A LiveStream of the Nasdaq Opening Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About Copa America Centenario
The Copa America Centenario, a once-in-a-lifetime soccer event, which honors 100 years of the Copa America tournament, will feature some of the world's best teams and players competing across the United States. Staged outside of South America for the first time, the historic tournament features six teams from CONCACAF and all 10 teams from CONMEBOL. The tournament, to be played June 3-26, will feature the top star players from North, South and Central America, including Lionel Messi, Neymar Jr., David Luiz, James Rodriguez, Kaka, Michael Bradley, Clint Dempsey and many more.

About Nasdaq
Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,700 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.6 trillion and nearly 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:NASDAQ, Inc.