NEW YORK, May 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of K2M Group Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTWO), a global medical device company focused on designing, developing and commercializing innovative and proprietary complex spine and minimally invasive spine technologies and techniques, commenced on The NASDAQ Stock Market on May 8, 2014.
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In addition to the Company's focus on complex and minimally invasive spinal procedures, K2M has leveraged their design, development and commercialization expertise to bring to market an increasing number of products for patients suffering from degenerative spinal conditions. Collectively, these technologies and techniques, in combination with a robust product pipeline, have enabled the company to favorably compete in the global spinal surgery market.
"K2M's development of differentiated technologies for use in the treatment of complex spine cases like scoliosis and other deformities has allowed spine surgeons around the world to improve the lives of patients suffering from some of the most difficult and challenging spinal pathologies," said Nelson Griggs, Senior Vice President, Corporate Client Group, NASDAQ OMX. "We are proud to welcome K2M to The NASDAQ Stock Market."
By listing with NASDAQ, K2M joins some of the world's largest and most revolutionary healthcare companies. NASDAQ has been the exchange of choice to over 97 percent of healthcare companies that have listed on the U.S. markets year-to-date in 2014.
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