DGAP-News: Photo Release -- NASDAQ Welcomes Pioneer in International Money Transfer, Xoom Corporation, to the NASDAQ Global Select Market

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(businesspress24) - The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

15.02.2013 17:21

NEW YORK, 2013-02-15 17:21 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced that the trading of
the common stock of Xoom Corporation (Nasdaq:XOOM),a leader and pioneer in the
consumer-to-consumer international money transfer industry, commenced on the
NASDAQ Global Market on Friday, February 15, 2013. Xoom will trade under the
ticker symbol XOOM.

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Xoom is a pioneer and leader in the online consumer-to-consumer international
money transfer industry. Through extensive partnerships with major banks and
leading retailers, Xoom has created a global disbursement network stretching
across 30 countries and delivers high-quality service through
regionally-recognized, trusted brands. Xoom technology enables easy-to-use
online and mobile sender interfaces, effective risk management and seamless
integration with their disbursement partners' systems. Since January 2008, $6.6
billion dollars has been sent using the company's platform.

'Xoom has redefined the online and mobile payment industries and has made it
convenient, fast and cost-effective for customers to transfer money around the
globe,' said Bob McCooey, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX Corporate Client
Group. 'NASDAQ is proud to welcome the world's greatest innovators to our
markets, and we look forward to supporting Xoom and its shareholders in its
endeavors as a publicly listed company.'

Since its inception, NASDAQ has consistently been the exchange of choice for
innovative and progressive information technology companies like Xoom. In
total, NASDAQ is home to 75% of all info tech companies listed on US exchanges.


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 23 markets, 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-40 microsecond 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 3,400 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 (www.facebook.com/NASDAQ)
and Twitter (www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

The information contained above is provided for informational and educational
purposes only, and nothing contained herein should be construed as investment
advice, either on behalf of a particular security or an overall investment
strategy. Neither The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. nor any of its affiliates makes
any recommendation to buy or sell any security or any representation about the
financial condition of any company. Statements regarding NASDAQ-listed
companies are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ
materially from those expressed or implied. Past performance is not indicative
of future results. Investors should undertake their own due diligence and
carefully evaluate companies before investing. ADVICE FROM A SECURITIES

About Xoom

Xoom is a global online money transfer provider, focused on helping consumers
send money in a secure, fast and cost-effective way using their mobile phone,
tablet or computer. During the 12 months ended December 31, 2012, Xoom's more
than 750,000 active customers sent more than $3.2 billion to family and friends
in 30 countries worldwide. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and
can be found online at www.xoom.com.

The photo is also available via AP PhotoExpress.


CONTACT: Jennifer Knapp+1 212 401 8916Jennifer.Knapp(at)nasdaqomx.comRobin Carr+1
415 395 4363robin.carr(at)xoom.com
News Source: NASDAQ OMX

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ISIN: US6311031081

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