News Release

CME Group Inc. Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Thu May 06 2010

CHICAGO, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CME Group Inc. (Nasdaq: CME) today announced the election results from its 2010 annual meeting of shareholders.

Shareholders elected the following directors to three-year terms expiring in 2013: Terrence A. Duffy (Executive Chairman), Charles P. Carey, Mark E. Cermak, Martin J. Gepsman, Gary M. Katler, Leo Melamed, Joseph Niciforo, C.C. Odom II, John F. Sandner, Howard J. Siegel and Dennis A. Suskind.  In addition, CME Group shareholders ratified the appointment of Ernst & Young as the company's independent registered public accounting firm for 2010.  The company's Class B shareholders also elected their respective nominating committees to identify two Class B directors for election at the 2011 annual meeting.

As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group ( is where the world comes to manage risk.  CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, weather and real estate.   CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through its CME Globex electronic trading platform and its trading facilities in New York and Chicago.  CME Group also operates CME Clearing, one of the largest central counterparty clearing services in the world, which provides clearing and settlement services for exchange-traded contracts, as well as for over-the-counter derivatives transactions through CME ClearPort.  These products and services ensure that businesses everywhere can substantially mitigate counterparty credit risk in both listed and over-the-counter derivatives markets.

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