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 10, 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 10, 2011, NYSE Euronext issued a press release announcing that the NYSE Euronext Board of Directors (the Board of Directors) had unanimously reaffirmed the previously announced combination agreement with Deutsche Boerse AG and rejected the unsolicited proposal by NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. and IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and incorporated herein by reference.
Also on April 10, 2011, Duncan Niederauer, Chief Executive Officer of NYSE Euronext, sent an email to NYSE Euronext employees alerting them to the Board of Directors decision and containing a hyperlink to a video with a message from Mr. Niederauer. A copy of the email and transcript of the video are attached hereto as Exhibits 99.2 and 99.3 to this report and are 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 11, 2011 By: /s/ Janet L. McGinness
Name: Janet L. McGinness
Title: Senior Vice President &