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CBOE files for S&P-based options on new platform

Options exchange operator CBOE Holdings Inc. said on Monday that it had filed with U.S. regulators to list all of its S&P 500 Index options on its new, all-electronic platform called C2. Get the full story »

Source: CBOE open to ‚Äėstrategic transactions’

The Chicago Board Options Exchange’s parent is now formally open to ‚Äústrategic transactions‚ÄĚ such as a sale or merger with another exchange operator, a person with direct knowledge of the company’s stance said on Wednesday. Get the full story »

BATS exchange hires IPO underwriters: WSJ

Bats Global Markets Inc has selected several underwriters for the potential initial public offering by the exchange operator, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the situation.

The BATS IPO would be the first major exchange offering since that of CBOE, operator of the Chicago Board Options Exchange. Get the full story »

CBOE volatility index falls to 2010 low

From Bloomberg News | The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index, or VIX, which is considered the benchmark index for U.S. stock options, fell to a three-year low as the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index moved in its narrowest range since April 2007 and rose for a fifth day to reach a two-year high.

BofA Merrill launches Global Financial Stress Index

BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, a division of Bank of America Corp, on Monday introduced an index it said would more accurately gauge market risk than the commonly used Volatility Index, or VIX, Wall Street’s favorite barometer of investor anxiety. Get the full story »

CBOE ups price on ex-members’ share buyback

CBOE Holdings Inc., the biggest U.S. options market operator, boosted its bid for former members’ stock on Monday after its shares rose well above the original offering price. Get the full story »

CBOE begins tender offers for certain stock

CBOE Holdings Inc. on Wednesday said it was launching two concurrent tender offers for its class A-1 and class A-2 common stock each at a price of $22.50 per share. Get the full story »

CBOE parent to add electronic exchange

The parent of the Chicago Board Options Exchange is hooking up some of the biggest Wall Street banks and trading firms to a long-planned electronic exchange, set to launch in late October.

Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Interactive Brokers Group Inc. are among the dozen firms forging connections to the new market, according to persons involved in the process. Get the full story »

CBOE to list new ETF Weekly options on Friday


Reuters | The Chicago Board Options Exchange, the largest U.S. options market,
said it will begin trading new one-week options on four exchange-traded
funds that track major stock benchmarks starting on Friday.

The shorter-term options will be listed on the Standard & Poor’s
Depositary Receipts, the Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock, DIAMONDS Trust, Series 1 and the iShares Russell 2000
Index Fund, CBOE said in a statement on Thursday.

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CBOE proposes IPO of 11.7 million shares

Dow Jones Newswires | The Chicago Board Options Exchange has assembled a team of 18
underwriters for its planned initial public stock offering in June under the ticker
CBOE. CBOE Holdings Inc. said in a filing Tuesday that it will sell 11.7
million shares to be listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market in an initial
public offering expected to raise up to $300 million, which would value the exchange at about $3 billion.

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CBOE to list IPO on Nasdaq on June 14

From Reuters | The Chicago Board Options Exchange, the largest options market in the U.S., will price its initial public offering on June 14, and list shares for trading on Nasdaq OMX the following day. In regulatory filings, the CBOE said it would set a per-share price floor of $25.

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