Office of Fair Trade Merger Update

  Office of Fair Trade - Merger Update

RNS Number : 4346P
Office of Fair Trading
24 October 2012

Invitation to Comment

Anticipated acquisition by IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. of a majority stake
in the gas, derivatives and biomass operations of APX-ENDEX Holding B.V.

The Office of Fair Trading is considering whether arrangements are in progress
or in contemplation which, if carried into effect, will result in the creation
of a relevant merger situation under the merger provisions of the Enterprise
Act 2002 and, if so, whether the creation of that situation may be expected to
result in a substantial lessening of competition within any market or markets
in the United Kingdom.

Affected sector: natural gas and power derivative trading

Please send written representations about any competition or public interest
issues to:

Hassan Bakay

Office of Fair Trading

Fleetbank House

2-6 Salisbury Square

London EC4Y 8JX


Fax: 020 7211 8916

to arrive by 7 November 2012.

                     This information is provided by RNS
           The company news service from the London Stock Exchange


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