Demand Media Celebrates its IPO on the New York Stock Exchange

NEW YORK--()--Demand Media, Inc. today opened for trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “DMD” after its IPO, in which it raised $151.3 million in gross proceeds. Demand Media, Inc. is a leading online media company.

“We are thrilled to welcome Demand Media, Inc., a leading innovator in the online media space, to our growing network of technology-based listed companies,” said Scott R. Cutler, EVP and Co-Head of U.S. Listings and Cash Execution, NYSE Euronext. “Demand Media is at the forefront of transforming the media landscape and we look forward to a lasting partnership with the company and its shareholders.”

Background:

As of December 31, 2010, NYSE Euronext markets listed 585 technology companies with a total combined market capitalization of $3.895 trillion. Notable recent tech listings include Youku.com (YOKU); E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc (DANG); iSoftStone Holdings Limited (ISS); Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. (MMI); Inphi Corporation (IPHI), and Green Dot Corp. (GDOT).

In 2010, NYSE Euronext (NYX) led the U.S. market for Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) and new listings both in total capital raised as well as number of transactions, with $39.1 billion in IPO proceeds raised on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) through a total of 99 IPOS, including a rising share of technology companies.

About Demand Media, Inc. (NYSE: DMD)

Demand Media, Inc. is a leading online media company that informs, entertains and connects millions of people every day. Through a portfolio of vertical web properties reaching over 100 million monthly visitors, a global network of digital partners, and an innovative content studio, Demand Media publishes what the world wants to know and share. Founded in 2006, Demand Media is headquartered in Santa Monica, CA with offices in Bellevue, WA, Austin, TX, Chicago, IL, New York, NY and London, UK. For more information about Demand Media, visit: www.demandmedia.com

About NYSE Euronext

NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets – the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca – represent one-third of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the S&P 100 index and Fortune 500. For more information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com.

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Contacts

NYSE Euronext
Annmarie Gioia
Media Relations
212-656-5437
agioia@nyx.com

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Contacts

NYSE Euronext
Annmarie Gioia
Media Relations
212-656-5437
agioia@nyx.com