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IntercontinentalExchange Group (NYSE: ICE), the leading global network of exchanges and clearing houses, announced today the result of the company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was held May 16, 2014.
All 14 director nominees received a majority of votes cast, with at least 87.0% voting "for" each of the directors. Stockholders approved an advisory executive compensation vote with 89.7% voting "for" the proposal. Ernst & Young LLP was ratified as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2014 with 98.6% voting “for” the ratification of Ernst & Young LLP. In addition, an amendment was passed to change the company’s name from “IntercontinentalExchange Group, Inc.” to “Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.” with 99.7% voting for the name change, which will be effective upon making the necessary filings in the near future. Broadridge Investor Communication Solutions served as the Inspector of Elections, which tabulated and verified the results of the stockholder vote.
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.
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.