ICE Named Energy Risk Magazine's 2011 Exchange of the Year

By Intercontinentalexchange, PRNE
Tuesday, May 17, 2011

ATLANTA, May 18, 2011 - IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated
global futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets
was named "Exchange of the Year" by Energy Risk Magazine for 2011.

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Energy Risk's editorial team evaluates candidates based on business
performance, quality of service and innovation, with special focus on
innovation that has set the agenda for the market as a whole over the past

"With globally relevant products and an intense focus on anticipating the
needs of our customers, we are pleased that ICE continues to be acknowledged
as an industry leader," said ICE Chairman and CEO Jeffrey C. Sprecher. "With
products like Brent crude and leading clearing services, we provide the most
complete set of risk management tools in the global energy markets today. We
thank Energy Risk for the recognition."

About IntercontinentalExchange

IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE) is a leading operator of regulated
futures exchanges and over-the-counter markets for agricultural, credit,
currency, emissions, energy and equity index contracts. ICE Futures Europe
hosts trade in half of the world's crude and refined oil futures. ICE Futures
U.S. and ICE Futures Canada list agricultural, currencies and Russell Index
markets. ICE is also a leading operator of central clearing services for the
futures and over-the-counter markets, with five regulated clearing houses
across North America and Europe. ICE serves customers in more than 70

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of 1995 - Statements in this press release regarding
IntercontinentalExchange's business that are not historical facts are
"forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a
discussion of additional risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual
results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see
ICE's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings, including, but not
limited to, the risk factors in ICE's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year
ended December 31, 2010, as filed with the SEC on February 9, 2011.



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