Intercontinental Exchange Group Inc.

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Intercontinental Exchange Group Inc.
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Founded 2011
Headquarters Atlanta, with offices in New York, London, Chicago, Singapore, Winnipeg, Amsterdam
Key People Jeffrey Sprecher, Chairman, CEO; Charles Vice, President, COO; David Goone, Chief Strategic Officer; Scott Hill, CFO; Kelly Loeffler, Head of Digital Assets
Employees 5,549
Products Bakkt Platform; Futures, Options, Securities and OTC markets;
Twitter @ICE_Markets
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Atlanta-based Intercontinental Exchange Group (ICE) is a global exchange, clearing, financial data and technology company, operating multiple markets and services across nine different asset classes.

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Overview

ICE operates 13 regulated exchanges, including ICE futures and OTC exchanges in the US, Canada, Europe and Singapore. It also is the parent company of the well-known New York Stock Exchange and related securities exchanges. Today, the company is among the largest exchange groups in the world and has grown dramatically via a succession of acquisitions of other exchanges, technology firms and data service providers.

A publicly traded company since 2005, ICE (NYSE: ICE) lists more than 12,000 derivatives and securities contracts on its markets. Its derivatives exchange properties include five regulated futures exchanges: ICE Futures US, ICE Futures Europe, ICE Futures Canada, ICE Futures Singapore and ICE Endex.[1]

Intercontinental Exchange and Cryptocurrency

In August 2018, ICE officially announced that it had begun founding a new company called Bakkt. The goal of the company, according to the announcement, would be to help the burgeoning cryptocurrency asset class mature, as well as assist in bringing traditional financial institutions and other large enterprises into the cryptocurrency space, theoretically smoothing out the wild swings in its price that cause its volatility. The company is partnered with the Boston Consulting Group, Starbucks, and Microsoft.[2][3]

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