IntercontinentalExchange Announces Launch of 19 New Energy Contracts

LONDON--()--IntercontinentalExchange Group (NYSE:ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, today announced the introduction of new coal, wet freight and U.S. environmental futures and options contracts.

The following new coal and wet freight contracts will be available for trading at ICE Futures Europe and cleared at ICE Clear Europe on June 10, 2014, subject to completion of relevant regulatory processes:

Wet Freight Futures

ICE TC2 FFA – Northwest Europe to USAC (Baltic) Balmo Future

ICE TC14 FFA – USGC to Continent (Baltic) Balmo Future

ICE TC5 FFA – Arabian Gulf to Japan (Platts) Balmo Future

ICE TC4 FFA – Singapore to Japan (Platts) Balmo Future

ICE TC6 FFA – Skikda to Lavera (Cross Med) (Baltic) Balmo Future

ICE TC2_37 FFA Triangulation with TC14 FFA – CPP/UNL Continent to USAC (Baltic) Future

Coal Options

ICE API 2 Rotterdam Coal Early (122 days) Single Expiry Option

ICE API 4 Richards Bay Coal Early (122 days) Single Expiry Option

ICE globalCOAL Newcastle Early (122 days) Single Expiry Option

ICE API 2 Rotterdam Coal Early (214 days) Single Expiry Option

ICE API 4 Richards Bay Coal Early (214 days) Single Expiry Option

ICE globalCOAL Newcastle Early (214 days) Single Expiry Option

ICE API 2 Rotterdam Coal Early (305 days) Single Expiry Option

ICE API 4 Richards Bay Coal Early (305 days) Single Expiry Option

ICE globalCOAL Newcastle Early (305 days) Single Expiry Option

The following U.S. environmental contracts will be available for trading at ICE Futures U.S. and cleared at ICE Clear Europe on June 9, 2014, subject to completion of relevant regulatory processes:

U.S. Physical Environmental Options

ICE Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Option – Vintage 2015

ICE Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Option – Vintage 2016

ICE California Carbon Allowance Option – Vintage 2017

ICE California Carbon Allowance Option – Vintage 2018

About IntercontinentalExchange Group

IntercontinentalExchange Group (NYSE: ICE) is the leading network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets. ICE delivers transparent, reliable and accessible data, technology and risk management services to markets around the world through its portfolio of exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange, ICE Futures, Liffe and Euronext.

Trademarks of ICE and/or its affiliates include IntercontinentalExchange, ICE, ICE block design, NYSE Euronext, NYSE, New York Stock Exchange, LIFFE and Euronext. Information regarding additional trademarks and intellectual property rights of IntercontinentalExchange Group, Inc. and/or its affiliates is located at https://www.theice.com/terms.jhtml and http://www.nyx.com/terms-use.

About Platts

Platts, a division of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI), is a leading global energy, petrochemicals, metals and agriculture information provider. "Platts", "Platts Crude Oil Marketwire", "Platts European Marketscan", "Platts Asia-Pacific/Arab Gulf Marketscan", “Platts Global Alert”, "Platts Dirty Tankerwire", and “Platts Clean Tankerwire” are trademarks of Platts and McGraw Hill Financial. Platts' data and trademarks are proprietary and are used under license. Platts does not sponsor, endorse, sell or promote exchange contracts and Platts accepts no liability for the use of Platts data in connection therewith.

ICE Safe Harbour Statement

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 - Statements in this press release regarding ICE's business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see ICE's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including, but not limited to, the risk factors in ICE's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013, as filed with the SEC on February 14, 2014.

Source: IntercontinentalExchange Group

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Contacts

Media :
Claire Miller
+44 20 7065 7745
Claire.miller@theice.com
or
Adaora Anunoby
+44 20 7429 7147
aanunoby@nyx.com
or
Investor Contact:
Kelly Loeffler, SVP, Corp. Comm, Marketing and Investor Relations.
+1 770 857 4726
kelly.loeffler@theice.com

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Contacts

Media :
Claire Miller
+44 20 7065 7745
Claire.miller@theice.com
or
Adaora Anunoby
+44 20 7429 7147
aanunoby@nyx.com
or
Investor Contact:
Kelly Loeffler, SVP, Corp. Comm, Marketing and Investor Relations.
+1 770 857 4726
kelly.loeffler@theice.com