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NYSE Euronext Announces 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders Vote Results



  NYSE Euronext Announces 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders Vote Results

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- April 26, 2013

At the NYSE Euronext (NYX) annual stockholders’ meeting held on April 25,
2013:

  * 16 director nominees received a majority of votes cast, with an average
    approval rate of 96.35% of votes cast,
  * Stockholders ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the
    Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2013,
  * Stockholders approved on an advisory, non-binding basis, the Company’s
    executive compensation,
  * Stockholders approved a Company proposal amending and restating the
    Company’s Omnibus Incentive Plan,
  * Stockholders reapproved the performance goals under the Company’s Omnibus
    Incentive Plan,
  * Stockholders did not approve a Company proposal amending certain
    provisions in the Company’s Amended and Restated Certificate of
    Incorporation (Charter) to allow stockholders to call special meetings
    (Special Meeting Proposal), and
  * Stockholders did not approve a Company proposal amending certain
    provisions in the Company’s Charter to allow stockholders to act by
    written consent (Written Consent Proposal).

To be approved, the Special Meeting Proposal and the Written Consent Proposal
each required the affirmative vote of not less than 80% of the shares of our
outstanding stock entitled to be voted at the annual meeting. The Special
Meeting Proposal received the support of 99.39% of the shares of our
outstanding stock actually voted at the meeting, but only 63.78% of the shares
of our outstanding stock entitled to be voted, and therefore the proposal was
not approved. The Written Consent Proposal received the support of 97.84% of
the shares of our outstanding stock actually voted at the meeting, but only
62.79% of the shares of our outstanding stock entitled to be voted, and
therefore the proposal was not approved.

The Company’s Inspector of Elections, MacKenzie Partners, Inc., informed the
Company of the following stockholder vote results:

  * The stockholders elected the following persons to the Board of Directors:

      Director                   For             Against          Abstain    
      Jan-Michiel Hessels        151,172,140     3,750,378        827,937
      (Chairman)
      Marshall N. Carter         151,738,256     3,252,684        759,515
      (Deputy Chairman)
      Duncan L. Niederauer
      (Chief Executive           151,518,813     3,486,768        744,874
      Officer)
      Dominique Cerutti
      (President & Deputy        151,286,397     3,707,703        756,355
      Chief Executive
      Officer)
      André Bergen               151,908,173     3,028,523        813,759
      Ellyn L. Brown             151,884,213     3,110,006        756,236
      Sir George Cox             151,259,322     3,725,870        765,263
      Sylvain Hefes              149,642,552     5,347,815        760,088
      Lawrence E.
      Leibowitz (Chief           153,411,657     1,582,570        756,228
      Operating Officer)
      Duncan M. McFarland        145,940,728     9,033,568        776,159
      James J. McNulty           145,968,544     9,023,732        758,179
      Luís Maria Viana           153,082,621     1,906,126        761,708
      Palha da Silva
      Robert G. Scott            151,771,293     3,219,892        759,270
      Jackson P. Tai             143,957,388     10,991,026       802,041
      Rijnhard van Tets          150,928,097     4,038,469        783,889
      Sir Brian Williamson       145,459,865     9,535,202        755,388

  * The following table lists the vote results for the remaining proposals:

Proposal                      For             Against        Abstain        
Ratification of
PricewaterhouseCoopers
LLP as the Company’s          194,443,422     1,070,746      297,486
independent registered
public accounting firm
for 2013
Non-binding advisory vote
on a Company proposal to      141,841,906     12,486,024     1,422,525
approve executive
compensation
Company proposal to
approve the Amended and       151,841,021     3,534,609      374,825
Restated NYSE Euronext
Omnibus Incentive Plan
Company proposal to
reapprove the performance
goals under the NYSE          152,538,130     2,848,366      363,959
Euronext Omnibus
Incentive Plan
Company Special Meeting       154,797,834     616,557        336,064
Proposal
Company Written Consent       152,383,069     3,043,960      323,426
Proposal
                                                                              

In addition to the figures provided above, there were 40,061,199 broker
non-votes for each of the proposals with the exception of the ratification of
auditors, which had zero broker non-votes.

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 MKT, 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. For more
information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com.

Disclaimer and Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements, including
forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements include, but
are not limited to, statements concerning NYSE Euronext's plans, objectives,
expectations and intentions and other statements that are not historical or
current facts. Forward-looking statements are based on NYSE Euronext's current
expectations and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such
forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause NYSE Euronext's results
to differ materially from current expectations include, but are not limited
to: NYSE Euronext's ability to implement its strategic initiatives, economic,
political and market conditions and fluctuations, government and industry
regulation, interest rate risk and U.S. and global competition, and other
factors detailed in NYSE Euronext's 2012 Annual Report on Form 10-K and other
periodic reports filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or the
French Autorité des Marchés Financiers. In addition, these statements are
based on a number of assumptions that are subject to change. Accordingly,
actual results may be materially higher or lower than those projected. The
inclusion of such projections herein should not be regarded as a
representation by NYSE Euronext that the projections will prove to be correct.
This press release speaks only as of this date. NYSE Euronext disclaims any
duty to update the information herein.

Contact:

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