ACTION: The stock symbol for Companhia Vale Do Rio Doce will change from RIO to VALE. As a result, futures symbol RIO1C will be changed to VALE1C. This change will become effective before the opening of business on May 5, 2009.
This corporate action will be coordinated with the Options Clearing Corporation.
CATEGORY: Special Cash Distribution
EQUITY SYMBOL: Companhia Vale Do Rio Doce (“VALE”)
ONECHICAGO SYMBOL: RIO1C changes to VALE1C
CME FUTURES SYMBOL: RIO remains the same
EFFECTIVE DATE: Tuesday, May 5, 2009
MULTIPLIER: 100 (e.g., 1.00 equals $100.00)
DELIVERABLE PER CONTRACT: 100 Companhia Vale Do Rio Doce (“VALE”) Common Shares
APPLICABLE CONTRACT MONTHS: May, June, September, and December 2009
SETTLEMENT PRICES AND POSITIONS: No changes
NOTES: The forecasted effect of the upcoming corporate event on each clearing firm’s positions can be viewed in infopac in the Corporate Event Initial Forecast Report (ONE712), the Corporate Event Final Forecast Report (ONE713), and the Corporate Event Forecast Audit Report (CPDBU710).
The details after the corporate event has been applied can be viewed in the Corporate Event Activity Report (ONE711).
If you have any questions regarding the information provided in the document, please call CME Clearing risk management hotline at (312) 648-3888.