NASDAQ OMX Group 8-K 2011
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 16, 2011
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: +1 212 401 8700
No change since last report
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On May 16, 2011, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NASDAQ OMX) and IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (ICE) issued a joint press release announcing that following discussions with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, they are withdrawing the joint proposal they made in April 2011 to acquire NYSE Euronext and will not commence the previously announced exchange offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of NYSE Euronext. NASDAQ OMX and ICE made the decision to withdraw their proposal when it became clear that they would not be successful in securing regulatory approval for their joint proposal. The press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report and is incorporated herein by reference. NASDAQ OMX assumes no obligation to update this Current Report.
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.
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