ICE Annual General Meeting: Shareholders approve Ernst & Young as independent registered accounting firm

Intercontinental Exchange Inc (NYSE:ICE) announced on Friday the result of the company’s 2015 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was held May 15, 2015.

All 10 director nominees received a majority of votes cast, with at least 91.0% voting “for” each of the directors. Stockholders approved an advisory executive compensation vote with 97.07% of votes cast voting “for” the proposal.

Ernst & Young LLP was ratified as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2015 with 99.04% of votes cast voting “for” the ratification of Ernst & Young LLP.

In addition, an amendment was passed to amend and restate the certificate of incorporation to delete provisions not applicable following the sale of Euronext with 85.05% of all outstanding shares entitled to vote at the meeting voting “for” the 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.

For the official announcement from ICE, click here.

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