Investor Relations

Company Name

Norwegian Block Exchange

Founded

2018

Office

Oslo, Norway

Norwegian Block Exchange (NBX) is a financial services company building products and services based on digital assets. We operate one of the largest platforms for trading cryptocurrencies in the Nordics.Our goal is to open the doors to the world of digital assets for everyone.

We started with a cryptocurrency exchange, and will continue to offer our customers new, trusted services enabled by crypto. We believe crypto is key to the financial infrastructure of the future.

NBX was founded in 2018, and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway. The company is registered with Finanstilsynet (the Norwegian Financial Supervisory Authority) and is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange Euronext Growth.  

We are fully financed by a share issue of 63 million NOK, and we do not have any loans.

Investor Contact
Torstein Thinn - CFO - [email protected]

The Board of Directors

Bjørn Kjos - Member

Founder of Norwegian Air Shuttle and CEO from 2002 until 2019 in which period the airline grew from a few airplanes to become Europe’s third and the world's fifth largest low-cost carrier operating around 170 aircrafts. Bjørn Kjos is also co-founder of Bank Norwegian which purpose was to facilitate the airlines loyalty program, the bank is currently worth about 1.8 billion USD. Before becoming the CEO of Norwegian Air Shuttle Bjørn Kjos worked as a lawyer admitted to the Supreme Court of Norway.

Sturle Skulevold - Member

Sturle has extensive commercial and operational experience from the financial, consulting and aviation industry, work ranging from building SME companies to scaling worldwide operations. He has been part of the Norwegian group since 2016 before joining NBX. Sturle holds a MSc in Finance from EDHEC Business School, HEC Lausanne and BI Norwegian Business School.

Kari Due-Andersen - Member

Kari Due-Andresen is the chief economist in Handelsbanken Norge and has 20 years of work experience in financial and socioeconomic analysis. She has worked at Handelsbanken Capital Markets since 2011. Kari Due-Andreasen has previously worked as a senior advisor in the central bank of Norway (Nw. Norges Bank) within macroeconomic and monetary policy analysis, and has inter alia worked with the central bank's model for the Norwegian economy and determination of interest rate. Further, Andresen has experience as a financial analyst in DNB markets and as an assistant lecturer at the Department of Economics at the University of Oslo. She has a master's degree in economics at the University of Oslo, a master's degree in economics at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and has taken the management course at the Norwegian Defence University College.

Nils Kristian Sundling - Chairman

Nils Sundling, board member Nils Sundling has a background from the bank and financial sector in Norway. He has had a multitude of leading position in banks and financial institutions. Sundling was, at the turn of the millennium, responsible for setting up the first internet bank in Norway, NOR 24. He has been CEO in the British consultancy company C3, which was involved in the establishment of several internet banks in Norway. For the last 15 years, Nils Sundling has been an investor and founder, and has amongst other things, headed the BPO company Runway, and is the founder of the dentist chain “Tannfeen”. He has been a board member of Webhelp Nordic, Scandinavian House, Runway and Tannfeen Norge, and is presently board member of Norwegian Block Exchange and Ideco Group.

Management

Stig A. Kjos-Mathisen - CEO
Stig is an ex-military serving 12 years in the Norwegian Special Forces and the Intelligence Service. Gaining experience ranging from tactical to strategic operational planning and execution and leadership from team to squadron level. Before co-founding NBX Stig was head of the manpower resource planning department for Norwegian Air Shuttle. Stig also holds a Master of Science in Finance from BI Norwegian Business School and HEC Lausanne. Stig is a board member at the Norwegian Computer Society Group for Blockchain.

Torstein Thinn - CFO
Torstein has 7 years of experience as a quant trader in commodities and power markets before joining the Norwegian Tax Administration (NTA) as a financial analyst in 2013, with a key role as deputy in restructuring the financial area. The last two years at NTA was spent building up a team on crypto assets. Torstein holds a Cand. Merc. and MSc in Finance from the Graduate Programme in Economics and Business Administration at NHH. He is a board member at the Norwegian Computer Society Group for Blockchain.

Trond Pettersen – Senior Risk and Compliance Officer
Trond has more than 20 years of experience from the finance industry where he started out as a software developer. He has extensive experience with internal control, risk management and compliance from holding positions like Quality and security manager for VPS and later Chief Compliance Officer for Euronext Securities Oslo. Trond holds a master’s degree in Industrial economics and computer science from NTNU.

Sturle Skulevold - COO
Sturle has extensive commercial and operational experience from the financial, consulting and aviation industry, work ranging from building SME companies to scaling worldwide operations. He has been part of the Norwegian group since 2016 before joining NBX. Sturle holds a MSc in Finance from EDHEC Business School, HEC Lausanne and BI Norwegian Business School.

Lars Kristian Holt - CTO
Prior to heading the Technical Department at NBX Lars worked several years as Senior Developer at leading finance and accounting SaaS solution provider 24SevenOffice. Lars has extensive experience building large scale and distributed business critical applications within the finance sector. Lars is well structured and is well known for his precision and execution of complex code deployments and holds a software engineering degree.

Inna Romanenko - Chief AML Officer
Inna has deep knowledge and experience within the AML field. She has worked in a large commercial bank in Latvia, called Rietumu Bank, serving corporate clients and wealthy individuals. She also has MSc in Finance and CAMS certification, which is recognized as the gold standard in AML by institutions, governments and regulators worldwide.

Kateryna Dolzhenko - Head of Marketing
Kateryna has more than 10 years of experience in marketing. Starting from product and brand management in FMCG, where digital transformation was one of the solid growth vectors, Kateryna found a big interest in digital. Kateryna developed digital strategies for over 100 international brands such as L’Oreal, Pepsi, Nestlé, Red Bull, Nokia, LVMH, and others in different industries. Over the past 4 years, she works full time in the cryptocurrency industry. Kateryna has a Master’s degree in Marketing from Kyiv National Economics University and holds a certificate from the UNIC Blockchain Initiative from the University of Nicosia.

ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION OF NORWEGIAN BLOCK EXCHANGE AS
(Adopted at the Extraordinary General Meeting on 5 May 2021)

§ 1- Company name
The company's name is Norwegian Block Exchange AS.

§2 - Business office
The company's business office is in Bærum municipality.

§3 - Business
The company's business is investment, development and dissemination of payment solutions and systems,
including for financial instruments.

§4 - Shareshare
capital Thecapital is NOK 51,917,348.80 divided into 64,896,686 shares, each with a nominal value of NOK 0.80.
The company's shares are registered in Verdipapirsentralen ASA (VPS).

§5 - Board
The company shall have a board from three to seven members, according to the general meeting's further decision.

§6 - Signature and power of attorney
The company may be signed by the board jointly. The board can issue a power of attorney.

§7 - General meeting
At the annual general meeting, the following issues shall be considered and decided:
• Approval of the annual accounts and the annual report, including the distribution of dividends.
• Other matters which according to the law or the articles of association belong to the general meeting.

§ 8 - Free trading of shares
The shares in the company are freely negotiable, including no pre-emptive right or board consent
under the Companies Act or other trading restrictions in the event of a change of ownership of shares.

Q3 - 2021 || Launched new front end design.

Q3 - 2021 || Added trading in Cardano (ADA) in August.

Q2 - 2021 || Chatbot launched to educate/inform customers about trading, crypto and use of the platform.

Q2 - 2021 || ~18,000 Registered Customers end of May.

Q2 - 2021 || Surpassed NOK 132m in monthly trading volume.

Q2 - 2021 || Opened trading in SEK and DKK markets.

Q1 - 2021 || Added trading in CACHE Gold Token (CGT).

Q1 - 2021 || Opened trading in EUR markets.

Q1 - 2021 || NBX Capital AS was founded on 6 January 2021.

Q1 - 2021 || OTC trading service.

Q3 - 2020 || NOK 12m in monthly trading volume.

Q3 - 2020 || Reached 2,000 fully Onboarded Customers.

Q2 - 2020 || Reached 1,000 fully Onboarded Customers.

Q2 - 2020 || Release of mobile friendly trading.

Q2 - 2020 || Onboarding of international customers made possible.

Q1 - 2020 || Established accounts with Sbanken and Sparebanken Vest for client funds.

Q1 - 2020 || Launch of NBXchange.

Q4 - 2019 || Platform launched for beta customers.

Q3 - 2019 || Completed a successful funding round.

Q2 - 2019 || Registered as an Exchange and Custodian for virtual assets with the NFSA on 3 June 2019.

Q4 - 2018 || Established the technology platform, started writing code and built a developer team.

Q1 - 2018 || NBX was founded on 3 January 2018.

Årsregnskap

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Årsberetning

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Annual report

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Q4 - Fourth quarter report

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Q3 - Third quarter report

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Q1 - First Quarter Report

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H1 - Semi-Annual Report

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Financial calendar for 2021

22.02.2022 – Quarterly Report – Q4

28.04.2022 – Annual Report

Financial calendar for 2022


25.04.2022 - Extraordinary general meeting

27.05.2022 – Annual General Meeting

18.08.2022 – Half-yearly Report

27.04.2023 - Annual report

Investors contact

Torstein Thinn - CFO - [email protected]

Share information

https://live.euronext.com/nb/product/equities/NO0010984966-MERK/norwegian-block-ex/nbx/quotes

Name: Norwegian Block Exchange AS
Ticker: NBX
ISIN: NO 0010984966

Total number of shares: 64 896 686

Major shareholders - 02.11.2021


Nr
Number of Shares
Ownership in %
Name
1
20 623 834
31.77949
OBSERVATORIET INVEST AS
2
6 437 768
9.92003
SPAREBANKEN ØST
3
6 060 607
9.33885
KISTEFOS INVESTMENT AS
4
5 280 303
8.13648
NYE KM AVIATRIX INVEST AS
5
3 244 836
5.00000
DASHA INVEST AS
6
3 030 303
4.66943
MP PENSJON PK
7
2 446 400
3.76968
NORWEGIAN AIR SHUTTLE ASA
8
1 500 000
2.31137
NYE GKB INVEST AS
9
1 333 333
2.05455
KEI INVEST AS
10
1 000 000
1.54091
SNEFRED INVEST AS
11
858 369
1.32267
TOM OIL AS
12
757 576
1.16736
HANDS-ON PROPERTY AS
13
750 000
1.15568
SAM EIENDOMSPARTNER AS
14
502 384
0.77413
LARSEN, STIAN ALEXANDER
15
500 000
0.77046
GREEN 91 AS
16
497 512
0.76662
BTE BJØRKHEIM TAKST & EIENDOM AS
17
489 965
0.75499
MANA VERTIKAL AS
18
468 474
0.72188
F&L INVEST AS
19
464 628
0.71595
HAARE, ASMUND
20
400 000
0.61636
BOLLMANNLEKNES INVEST AS
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