NASDAQ Inc. collaborates with stock exchanges around the world. One of the most recent partnerships was signed in May 2017 with the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC). Under the agreement, the NASDAQ will supply Kazakhstan`s emerging stock exchange, the Aifc Stock Exchange.  Nasdaq, Inc. provides financial services and operates securities markets in the northern, Baltic and Caucasian regions of Europe.  On June 29, 2007, nasdaQ entered into an agreement to acquire DirectorsDesk.com, a management suite for boards of directors.  Nasdaq Nordic has two divisions: OMX Exchanges, which operates eight exchanges primarily in the Nordic, Baltic and Caucasus regions of Europe, and OMX Technology, which develops and markets financial trading systems used by OMX and other exchanges. [Citation required] In January 2013, NASDAQ OMX announced that it would combine its data products and index activities into a single entity called Global Information Services to expand its portfolio.  We know that it can be difficult to familiarize yourself with a new supplier, which is why we are committed to simplifying the process to get you back to the tasks that require your attention. Please read the helpful documents below and contact us DataOps@nasdaq.com if you have any other recommendations or questions.
On July 27, 2010, NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. acquired SMARTS Group, a provider of market monitoring systems for stock exchanges, regulators and brokers.  The SMARTS Group was a private company operating in Sydney, Australia, and installing Michael James Aitken`s market analysis software.   Until 2017, SMARTS remained the main market monitoring software and was used by thirteen regulators on 45 exchanges.  In accordance with the Nasdaq Global Data Agreement, Nasdaq Information distributors must comply with the following data management guidelines. The Nasdaq reserves the right to update policies if necessary. This manual is regularly updated and interim updates are communicated to customers via Nasdaq Data News Alerts. At Christmas 2018, shareholders representing 25% of Oslo ErS VPS Holding (norwegian Stock Exchange and National DCT)  held a private share auction. Nasdaq did not participate in the auction because the offer was hostile (without the knowledge or authorization of the Oslo Boards of Directors).
Euronext won the auction and secured an additional 24.6% of shareholder support of 49.6%. As a result, Nasdaq acquired 32.5% of the shares on the open market (mainly by individual shareholders/employees) and made a formal offer to purchase, with unanimous recommendations from the Board of Directors and some major shareholders, of the remaining shares for 152 NOK, and later, the Norwegian market regulator increased the supply to 158 NOK (or almost 44% premium from 17.12.2018 to make an offer of mach Euronext),  in addition, the Norwegian market regulator, which may be necessary to meet all applicable regulatory requirements in cases like this.