Declaration of Dividends, Monthly Trading Data, and Private Offerings of Convertible Debt - Research Report on Goldman Sachs,

   Declaration of Dividends, Monthly Trading Data, and Private Offerings of
Convertible Debt - Research Report on Goldman Sachs, ICE, NYSE Euronext, Ares
                          Capital, and CBOE Holdings

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NEW YORK, July 18, 2013

NEW YORK, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting The
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS), IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (NYSE:
ICE), NYSE Euronext, Inc. (NYSE: NYX), Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:
ARCC), and CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE). Today's readers may access
these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis
and analyst ratings - via the links below.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Research Report

On July 12, 2013, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (Goldman Sachs) announced that
it has declared dividends on some of its series of non-cumulative preferred
stock. The series for which the Company declared dividend include $244.79 per
share of Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series A; $387.50 per
share of 6.20% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series B; $261.11 per share of
Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series C; $261.11 per share of
Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series D; $371.88 per share of
5.95% Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series I; and $401.04 per share of 5.50%
Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series J. Additionally,
the Company has also declared a dividend of $1,022.22 per share of Perpetual
Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series E and $1,022.22 per share of Perpetual
Non-Cumulative Preferred Stock, Series F. The Company informed that dividends
on Series A, B, C and D preferred stock will be paid on August 12, 2013 to
preferred shareholders of record as of July 28, 2013, while Series E and F
Preferred Stock will be paid on September 3, 2013, to preferred shareholders
of record as of August 19, 2013. The Full Research Report on The Goldman Sachs
Group, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-16/GS]

IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. Research Report

On July 2, 2013, IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (ICE) reported its futures
volume for June 2013 and Q2 2013. The Company's average daily volume (ADV) for
futures and options for June 2013 was 3,465,509 contracts, reflecting a
decline of 4% YoY, and ADV for Q2 2013 was 3,544,688 contracts, representing
an increase of 3% YoY. Total volume in June 2013 was 69 million contracts. Q2
2013 revenues for the Company's credit default swap (CDS) trade execution,
processing and clearing business totaled $40 million, an increase of 11.1%
YoY. The Company expects acquisition-related transaction costs for Q2 FY 2013
in the range of $8 million to $10 million, in relation with the NYSE Euronext
transaction, which will be excluded from non-GAAP results. The Full Research
Report on IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-16/ICE]

NYSE Euronext, Inc. Research Report

On July 11, 2013, The New York Stock Exchange, a subsidiary of NYSE Euronext,
Inc., released its weekly program-trading data, compiled from member firms'
executed volume from NYSE's orders database. The data indicated that during
July 1 to July 5, 2013, program trading amounted to 25.5% of NYSE average
daily volume of 1,345.4 million shares of 342.4 million program shares traded
per day. In other news dated July 10, 2013, the NYSE Liffe, the European based
derivatives business of the Company, announced that it will launch equity
options on the shares of the TKH Group N.V. According to Ade Cordell,
Executive Director, Head of Equity Derivatives of NYSE Liffe, "With the
listing of the TKH options our successful range of Dutch derivatives products
is expanded. Our wide product range of single stock options on leading
companies throughout different sectors offers our market participants a highly
diversified set of investment opportunities." The Full Research Report on NYSE
Euronext, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-16/NYX]

Ares Capital Corporation Research Report

On July 15, 2013, Ares Capital Corporation (Ares Capital) announced that it
plans to make a private offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount of
its Convertible Senior Notes due 2019. The Company also plans to grant the
initial purchasers an option to purchase up to an additional $37.5 million
principal amount of the Convertible Senior Notes to cover overallotments, if
any. The Convertible Senior Notes are unsecured and will mature on January 15,
2019, unless repurchased or converted in accordance with their terms prior to
such date. In other news dated July 10, 2013, the Company announced that it
will report its Q2 2013 earnings on August 6, 2013 and host a conference call
at 12:00 p.m. ET to discuss the results. The Full Research Report on Ares
Capital Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-16/ARCC]

CBOE Holdings, Inc. Research Report

On July 1, 2013, CBOE Holdings, Inc. (CBOE Holdings) reported that June 2013
trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE)
and C2 Options Exchange (C2) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange
(CFE) totaled 107.5 million contracts, the highest monthly volume to date in
2013. Average daily volume (ADV) in June 2013 was 5.4 million contracts, up
from 4.7 million contracts in June 2012. On the same date, the Company also
announced that June 2013 was the most-active trading month for futures on the
CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) in exchange history. VIX futures trading volume at
CFE in June 2013 totaled a record of 4.2 million contracts, an increase of
95.6% YoY. The Full Research Report on CBOE Holdings, Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-07-16/CBOE]

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