CME GROUP INC. 8-K 2005
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc.
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Item 3.03 Material Modifications to Rights of Security Holders.
On October 24, 2005, the Board of Directors of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings Inc. (the "Company") approved a Second Amendment (the "Second Amendment") to the Company’s Rights Agreement, by and between the Company and Computershare Investor Services, LLC (as successor to Mellon Investor Services LLC), as Rights Agent, originally adopted as of November 30, 2001, and amended by the First Amendment to the Rights Agreement, dated as of November 13, 2002 (the "Rights Agreement"). The Second Amendment amends the Rights Agreement to increase from $105 to $1,000 the "Purchase Price" required to be paid upon the exercise of a "Right" under the Rights Agreement to purchase one "Unit" consisting of one one-thousandth of a share of the Company’s Series A Junior Participating Preferred Stock, par value $.01 per share.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.