Event is Part of Mondelēz International's Worldwide Launch as a New Company
ADVISORY, Oct. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Mondelēz International, Inc., a world leader in chocolate, biscuits, gum, candy, coffee and powdered beverages, will ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell to officially celebrate its launch as a new company. Formerly Kraft Foods Inc., the company changed its name to Mondelēz International, Inc. after spinning-off its North American grocery business, Kraft Foods Group, Inc., on Oct. 1.
In honor of the occasion, Irene Rosenfeld, Chairman and CEO of Mondelēz International, will ring the Opening Bell.
Mondelēz International, Inc. began trading on The NASDAQ Global Select Market yesterday under the new ticker symbol "MDLZ". The previous ticker symbol, "KFT," was retired.
On June 26, 2012 Kraft Foods switched its exchange listing and began trading on The NASDAQ Global Select Market. To date, more than half a trillion dollars in market capitalization has transferred listings and has begun trading on The NASDAQ Stock Market.
For additional information about the spin-off transaction, please visit the Kraft Foods Investor Center: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=129070&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1735228.
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About Mondelēz International:
Mondelēz International, Inc. (Nasdaq:MDLZ) is a world leader in chocolate, biscuits, gum, candy, coffee and powdered beverages. The company is comprised of the global snacking and food brands of the former Kraft Foods Inc. following the spin-off of its North American grocery operations in Oct. 2012. Mondelēz International's portfolio includes several billion-dollar brands such as Cadbury and Milka chocolate, Jacobs coffee, LU, Nabisco and Oreo biscuits, Tang powdered beverages and Trident gums. Mondelēz International has annual revenue of approximately $36 billion and operations in more than 80 countries. Visit www.mondelezinternational.com and www.facebook.com/mondelezinternational.
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