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IntercontinentalExchange Update on Regulatory Approvals for NYSE Euronext Acquisition

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

IntercontinentalExchange Update on Regulatory Approvals for NYSE Euronext Acquisition

13:30 EDT Wednesday, October 02, 2013

ATLANTA, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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.

IntercontinentalExchange IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE) is a leading operator of regulated exchanges and clearing houses serving the risk management needs of global markets for agricultural, credit, currency, emissions, energy and equity index products. www.theice.com  

The following are trademarks of IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. and/or its affiliated companies: IntercontinentalExchange, ICE, ICE and block design, ICE Futures Europe, ICE Clear Europe, ICE Clear Canada, ICE Clear US, ICE Clear Credit, ICE Futures U.S., and ICE OTC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. For more information regarding registered trademarks owned by IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. and/or its affiliated companies, see https://www.theice.com/terms.jhtml

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 - Statements in this press release regarding IntercontinentalExchange's business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see ICE's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors in ICE's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, as filed with the SEC on February 6, 2013.

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SOURCE IntercontinentalExchange

For further information: Kelly Loeffler, VP, Corporate Affairs, IntercontinentalExchange, 1-770-857-4726, kelly.loeffler@theice.com

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