CME Group Denies Rumors of Bid For Cboe Global Markets

Chicago, IL — In response to media reports, CME Group issued the following statement on Wednesday, Aug. 18:

"CME Group denies all rumors that is in conversations to acquire Cboe Global Markets. The company has not had any discussions with Cboe whatsoever.

"While the company does not typically comment on rumor or speculation, today's inaccurate information required correction."

As a worldwide and diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities.

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CME Group exchanges offer a wide range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products and metals.

The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform.

In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing.

With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana.

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