IntercontinentalExchange Update On Regulatory Approvals For NYSE Euronext Acquisition

02/10/2013

IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global markets and clearing houses, provided the following update in regard to its acquisition of NYSE Euronext.

IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) and NYSE Euronext (NYSE) are pleased that the Chairmen's Committee of Euronext Regulators have issued a letter to ICE and NYSE Euronext indicating that they are "not minded to object" to the proposed merger between ICE and NYSE Euronext. With this important milestone achieved, ICE and NYSE Euronext now await final approvals to be issued by national authorities and regulatory bodies in each of the relevant European jurisdictions in order to complete the transaction.