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Intercontinental Exchange Completes Acquisition of Virtu BondPoint; Expands Fixed Income Market Solutions
Released : 02 January 2018
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Intercontinental Exchange Completes Acquisition of Virtu BondPoint; Expands Fixed Income Market Solutions

Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global
exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings
services, announced it has completed its acquisition of Virtu BondPoint
from Virtu Financial for $400 million in cash.

“We are excited about the addition of BondPoint and the ability to offer
additional fixed income execution services,” said ICE President Ben
Jackson. “BondPoint is an integrated, automated platform offering one of
the broadest sets of fixed income instruments. Combined with our fixed
income data and transaction solutions, we will expand our ability to
meet the rising global demand for efficiency and information.”

BondPoint is a leading provider of electronic fixed income trading
solutions for the buy-side and sell-side offering access to centralized
liquidity and automated trade execution services through its alternative
trading system (ATS) linking more than 500 financial services firms.
BondPoint will become part of ICE’s fixed income trading and data
solutions that includes Creditex
for CDS markets, ICE
Credit Trade for dealer to dealer corporate bond trading, NYSE
Bonds for retail bond trading, BondEdge
for bond portfolio analytics and ICE’s award-winning fixed income pricing
and evaluations for approximately 2.7 million securities, reference
data for more than 10 million financial instruments and analytics.
About Intercontinental ExchangeIntercontinental
Exchange (NYSE:ICE) is a Fortune 500 company that operates a leading
network of global futures,
equity and equity options exchanges, as well as global
clearing and data
services across financial and commodity markets. The New
York Stock Exchange is the world leader in capital raising, listings
and equities trading.

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risk factors in ICE's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended
December 31, 2016, as filed with the SEC on February 7, 2017.

SOURCE: Intercontinental Exchange

View source version on businesswire.com: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180102005194/en/Media Contact:Damon LeavellDamon.Leavell@theice.com212-323-8587Investor Contact:Warren GardinerWarren.Gardiner@theice.com770-835-0114
Source: Intercontinental Exchange
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