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VelocityShares to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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ADVISORY, May 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

VelocityShares, a leader in designing exchange-traded products for institutional investors, will visit NASDAQ MarketSite to celebrate its recent launch of three emerging market depositary receipt ETFs:

VelocityShares Emerging Asia DR ETF (ASDR)
VelocityShares Emerging Markets DR ETF (EMDR)
VelocityShares Russia Select DR ETF (RUDR)

In honor of the occasion, VelocityShares Co-founder and CIO Nick Cherney, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

VelocityShares Media Contact:

Vanessa Friedman
(917) 405-1897
vanessa@vdotconsulting.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.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 live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: 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 VelocityShares

VelocityShares™ is a leader in designing exchange-traded products and volatility-based strategies for institutional investors. We are focused on developing innovative products that provide sophisticated investors with long-term investment strategies and short-term risk management instruments.

Our success results from delivering innovative, efficient, and insightful products for a wide range of investors. We have significant experience across asset classes on both the buy- and sell-sides of the financial markets. Employing that combined knowledge and insight enables the development and delivery of groundbreaking products.

The VelocityShares Group includes VLS Securities LLC, a US-registered broker-dealer and wholly owned subsidiary of VelocityShares LLC.

ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc. is the distributor of the ETFs. ALPS is not affiliated with VelocityShares.

www.VelocitySharesETFs.com

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets including 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-55 microsecond average speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,300 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

-NDAQA-

Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.