Millicom common shares to begin trading on NASDAQ Stock Market in the U.S.

Luxembourg, January 9, 2019 – Millicom International Cellular SA, a leading provider of cable and mobile services dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America, announced today that its common shares will begin trading today on the Nasdaq Stock Market in the U.S. under ticker symbol TIGO. This new listing complements the company’s existing Swedish Depository Receipt (SDR) listing on Nasdaq Stockholm, where the ticker has been changed from MIC_SDB to TIGO_SDB, effective earlier today. Millicom shareholders who wish to convert their holdings from SDRs into common shares tradeable on Nasdaq in the U.S. can do so by contacting SEB[1], the Swedish agent for Millicom’s SDR program.

“Listing our shares in the U.S. is a logical next step in our journey to transform Millicom by accelerating our cable expansion and focusing on Latin America, a region where most of our peers are US-listed. Our primary goal is to make it easier for investors to buy and own our shares, and we hope that this will enhance our stock’s liquidity over time,” stated Millicom’s CEO, Mauricio Ramos.

Millicom’s CFO Tim Pennington added, “We are excited about the prospect of reaching a larger pool of potential shareholders. At the same time, we remain committed to maintaining our listing on Nasdaq Stockholm, where many of our largest shareholders will likely continue to trade our shares.”


[1] Contact SEB Issuer Agent Department by email at or by phone at +46-8-763-5560

For further information, please contact

Vivian Kobeh, Corporate Communications Director
+1 305 476 7352 / +1 305 302 2858

Michel Morin, VP Investor Relations 
+1 305 445-4156                                                                                                  

Mauricio Pinzon, Investor Relations Manager 
Tel: +44 20 3249 2460                                                                                            

About Millicom

Millicom (NASDAQ U.S.: TIGO, NASDAQ Stockholm: TIGO_SDB) is a leading provider of cable and mobile services dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa. Millicom sets the pace when it comes to providing high-speed broadband and innovation around The Digital Lifestyle services through its principal brand, Tigo. As of December 31st, 2017, Millicom operating subsidiaries and joint ventures employed more than 19,000 people and provided mobile services to approximately 51 million customers, with a cable footprint of more than 9 million homes passed. Founded in 1992, Millicom International Cellular SA is headquartered in Luxembourg.


About Us

Millicom International Cellular S.A. is a global telecommunications group with mobile telephony operations in 14 countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia. It also operates cable and broadband businesses in five countries in Central America. The Group’s mobile operations have a combined population under license of approximately 267 million people.