This excerpt taken from the NDAQ 8-K filed Nov 16, 2007.
DIFX TRANSACTION AGREEMENT
DIFX TRANSACTION AGREEMENT (this DIFX Agreement) dated as of November 15, 2007 among The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc., a Delaware corporation (together with any successor entity thereto, Nasdaq), Borse Dubai Limited, a company registered in the Dubai International Financial Centre in Dubai with company number CL0447 (together with any successor entity thereto, Borse Dubai), and Dubai International Financial Exchange Limited, a company registered in the Dubai International Financial Centre in Dubai with company number 0009 and a Subsidiary of Borse Dubai (together with any successor entity thereto, DIFX). Nasdaq, Borse Dubai and DIFX are sometimes referred to herein as a Party and collectively as the Parties.
W I T N E S S E T H:
WHEREAS, Nasdaq and Borse Dubai are Parties to that certain Transaction Agreement, dated as of the date hereof (the OMX Transaction Agreement), providing for, among other things, the sale by Borse Dubai and certain other Parties to Nasdaq of all of the shares of OMX AB (publ), a public corporation organized under the laws of Sweden, owned by Borse Dubai and such other Parties as of the closing of the transactions contemplated thereby;
WHEREAS, Nasdaq desires to purchase an equity interest in, and license, and procure the licensing of, certain trademarks and technology to and from, DIFX;
WHEREAS, the authorized capital stock of DIFX currently consists of 10,000,000 ordinary shares, nominal value $1.00 per share (the DIFX Ordinary Shares), of which 10,000,000 DIFX Ordinary Shares are issued and outstanding as of the date hereof; and
WHEREAS, Nasdaq desires to purchase from DIFX, and DIFX desires to issue to Nasdaq, 5,000,000 newly issued ordinary shares of DIFX (the DIFX Shares).
NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing recitals and the mutual promises hereinafter set forth, the Parties hereto agree as follows: