Intercontinental Exchange completes SuperDerivatives acquisition

North American multinational network of exchanges and clearing houses Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE) has completed its previously announced acquisition of Israeli financial data and analytics provider SuperDerivatives, the imminence of which was reported by LeapRate last month. The deal was closed on October 7, 2014 in an all-cash transaction of approximately $350 million.

“With this acquisition we will be able to offer our customers enhanced data and technology services and continue to grow our clearing offering through the addition of a strong foundation of financial market data,” said Jeffrey C. Sprecher, ICE Chairman and CEO.

David Gershon, SuperDerivatives Chairman and CEO added: “We look forward to combining our innovative data and technology offering with ICE’s trading and clearing operations to bring customers a robust and modern financial information platform for cash and derivatives to make and execute informed trading decisions for OTC and exchange products.”

SuperDerivatives provides risk management analytics and systems across all asset classes, including interest rates, foreign exchange, credit, equities, energy and commodities to customers ranging from banks, asset managers, corporations, central banks, auditors and brokers.

SuperDerivatives’ DGX front-end data system is a modern and powerful web-based platform to deliver real time analytics, data, news and multi participant chat with video in a cost-efficient manner. Other products and services include independent valuation, market data for mark-to-market, multi-asset derivatives front office and risk systems and a multi-asset over-the-counter execution platform.

ICE was advised by Greenberg Traurig P.A. SuperDerivatives was advised by Barclays and White & Case LLP.

For the full announcement by ICE, click here.

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