NYSE Euronext 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
April 1, 2011
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (212) 656-3000
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ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS
On April 1, 2011, NYSE Euronext issued a press release in response to an unsolicited proposal from Nasdaq OMX Group, Inc. and IntercontinentalExchange Inc. to acquire all outstanding shares of NYSE Euronext. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and incorporated herein by reference.
Also on April 1, 2011, Duncan Niederauer, Chief Executive Officer of NYSE Euronext, sent an email to NYSE Euronext employees that contained information related to the business combination with Deutshce Börse. An excerpt from the email is attached as Exhibit 99.2 to this report and incorporated herein by reference.
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.
Dated: April 1, 2011 By: /s/ Janet L. McGinness
Name: Janet L. McGinness
Title: Senior Vice President &