|By Business Wire||
|July 23, 2014 04:16 PM EDT||
Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced today that it has completed its previously announced transaction with SR Labs for the sale of the Wombat Financial Software, a unit of NYSE Technologies. The transaction closed today and terms were not disclosed.
“I’d like to thank the SR Labs and Intercontinental Exchange teams for working so quickly and diligently to finalize this transaction within just six weeks of contract signing,” said Ben Jackson, President and Chief Operating Officer, ICE Futures U.S. and President, NYSE Technologies. “We congratulate everyone involved and we will continue to provide support services to SR Labs for a period of time to help ensure an orderly transition of the business.”
Wombat is a global leader in high performance financial market data management solutions. As part of the Wombat product suite, SR Labs is also acquiring SuperFeed, which offers direct connectivity to a range of key global trading venues, reducing complexity and client overhead by allowing customers to consolidate fragmented technologies and complicated connectivity options. The Wombat platform also includes Wombat Direct Market Data Feed Handlers, providing normalization for more than 200 direct exchange and aggregated vendor feeds; DART Entitlements, providing market data usage and compliance analysis, and reporting services; and Wombat Middleware, enabling high-speed, multi-protocol messaging throughout the enterprise.
Evercore acted as financial advisor and Shearman & Sterling LLP acted as legal advisor to Intercontinental Exchange on this transaction.
About Intercontinental Exchange
Intercontinental Exchange (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, and Liffe.
Trademarks of ICE and/or its affiliates include Intercontinental Exchange, ICE, ICE block design, NYSE, New York Stock Exchange, and LIFFE. Information regarding additional trademarks and intellectual property rights of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. and/or its affiliates is located at https://www.theice.com/terms.jhtml and http://www.nyx.com/terms-use.
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: Intercontinental Exchange
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