Australian Stock Exchange appoints new managing director and CEO
The Australian Stock Exchange has recently appointed Mr Elmer Funke Kupper as its next Managing Director and CEO. He will start its term on 6 October 2011.
IntercontinentalExchange continues its share buy-back program
The Board of Directors of the IntercontinentalExchange has authorized a new share repurchase plan for the company’s common stock in the amount of USD 300 m. In August 2011, ICE repurchased USD 100 m of its common stocks.
NYSE Euronext completes acquisition of Metabit
NYSE Euronext has completed its acquisition of Metabit, a leading Tokyo-based provider of high performance market access products with a trading community of more than 140 trading firms throughout Japan and Asia. As announced previously on 1 August 2011, Metabit will operate as a product line within the NYSE Technologies portfolio further enhancing service to the Asia-Pacific region.
NYSE Euronext goes carbon neutral
NYSE Euronext is making the entire company carbon neutral. Building on its existing energy efficiency and conservation efforts, the company has purchased renewable-energy certificates and carbon offsets that together neutralize the remaining environmental impact of the company’s global operations, making it the only global exchange operator and technology provider to achieve such a status.
Stock Exchange of Thailand Chairman reelected
The Board of the Stock Exchange of Thailand has re-elected Sompol Kiatphaibool as Chairman of the exchange’s Board of Governors for a second term, with effect from 17 August 2011 to 14 August 2013.
TMX Group acquires Atrium network
TMX Group has acquired Atrium Network, a leading provider of high availability, cost effective, low latency network solutions in Europe and North America. Atrium Network, which will be rebranded TMX Atrium, will operate as a unit of TMX Datalinx, TMX Group’s information services division. Both Atrium Network and TMX Datalinx provide capital markets data and connectivity solutions to the global financial services community. Atrium Network’s existing North American, European and trans-Atlantic connectivity platform covers the service areas that TMX Datalinx planned to build out with its TMXnet network.
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