October 20, 2011 - Assignment

SEMAFO begins trading on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm

SEMAFO has completed a secondary listing of its common shares on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm exchange in Sweden. SEMAFO’s shares started trading on the Large Cap segment of NASDAQ OMX Stockholm on 20 October 2011. The market capitalization of SEMAFO corresponds to approximately SEK 13 billion.

SEMAFO Inc. is a Canadian-based mining company with gold production and exploration activities in West Africa. The corporation operates gold mines in Burkina Faso, Niger, and Guinea.

SEMAFO was advised by Mannheimer Swartling on the listing. The firm’s team was led by Nina Svensson and Thomas Wallinder, primarily assisted by Johan Berg and Adam Göransson. Karin Attorps advised on tax related matters, primarily assisted by Carl Beyer.