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Intercontinental Exchange Announces Agreement to Acquire the Merrill Lynch Option Volatility Estimate (Move) Index From Bank of America Merrill Lynch

August 11, 2019

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire a family of fixed income volatility indices, including the prominent Merrill Lynch Option Volatility Estimate (“MOVE”) family of indices, from Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

ICE Data Indices Recognized As Third Country Benchmark Administrator By The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority

June 25, 2019

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced that ICE Data Indices, LLC has been recognized as a third country benchmark administrator under Article 32 of the European Union’s Benchmarks Regulation (BMR). Recognition was granted by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on May 24, 2019.

Intercontinental Exchange Completes Acquisition of Simplifile LC

June 16, 2019

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Simplifile, LC. On May 1, 2019 ICE announced that it would acquire Simplifile for $335 million. The acquisition will not be material to ICE’s 2019 earnings or have an impact on capital return plans.

Intercontinental Exchange Announces Record Open Interest in Global Energy Futures

June 4, 2019

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced record open interest of over 29 million contracts in its global energy futures complex, on May 23, 2019. The record level of open interest held by market participants is being driven by ICE’s global oil and European natural gas futures business.

Intercontinental Exchange Announces Agreement to Acquire Simplifile LC

May 6, 2019

Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Simplifile, LC. Simplifile operates one of the largest networks connecting the agents and jurisdictions that underpin residential mortgage records, serving as an electronic liaison between lenders, settlement agents, and county recording offices, streamlining the local recording of residential mortgage transactions.

Intercontinental Exchange Launches Eight New Regional MSCI Futures Contracts

April 17, 2019

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses, announced the launch of eight new regional MSCI futures contracts. The new contracts, which started trading yesterday, are listed on ICE Futures U.S. and five expiry months have been listed for each contract: June 2019, September 2019, December 2019, March 2020 and June 2020.