OTC Global Holdings Joins ICE eConfirm Broker Matching Service

By Intercontinentalexchange, PRNE
Monday, November 15, 2010

LONDON and ATLANTA, November 16, 2010 - OTC Global Holdings, a leading global commodities brokerage, and
IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated global
futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets,
announced that OTC Global Holdings has joined the ICE eConfirm Broker
Matching Service.

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The ICE eConfirm platform is designed to facilitate fast and accurate
post-trade confirmation, increase back-office efficiency and reduce trade
data errors. The ICE eConfirm Broker Matching Service allows participants to
automatically match trade data and resolve discrepancies with brokers via the
ICE eConfirm website, eliminating phone calls, faxes and emails.

"We are extremely pleased that OTC Global Holdings enrolled in the Broker
Matching Service," said Chuck A. Vice, ICE President and COO. "As the leading
trade confirmation solution for the world's largest trading firms, ICE
eConfirm has become the standard for the commodity and energy trading
industry. The addition of OTC Global Holdings' 18 portfolio companies will
allow over 200 participants active on ICE eConfirm to further automate their
confirmation process."

OTC Global Holdings' proprietary voice/electronic broking platform
EOXLive will act as a conduit to supply trade execution data to the ICE
eConfirm system. By centralizing the industry leading liquidity of OTC Global
Holdings' portfolio of brokerages, the new service will alleviate many
administrative processes and reconciliation requirements for clients who are
registered ICE eConfirm users.

"We are pleased to add ICE eConfirm to our full suite of brokerage
services. Among our customers there has been strong demand for the service
and it will significantly reduce operational risk for our clients by reducing
the time spent on matching and confirming trades and will improve the
accuracy of these processes," said E. Javier Loya, Chairman and CEO of OTC
Global Holdings. "In addition, we believe that by aligning with ICE eConfirm
we will be strategically positioned to help our clients meet the increased
data reporting and Swap Data Repository mandates included in the Dodd-Frank

Added Bruce Tupper, Director of ICE eConfirm: "ICE eConfirm has
electronically confirmed over 5.3 million trades in its eight years of
operations. As we work with the commodity trading community to leverage our
experience with ICE eConfirm to develop a Swap Data Repository for the
industry, the addition of OTC Global Holdings will significantly increase the
number of transactions available for electronic broker matching and

For more information about ICE eConfirm, please visit:
www.theice.com or www.eConfirm.com

About IntercontinentalExchange

IntercontinentalExchange(R) (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(R) hosts trade in half of the world's crude and refined oil futures.
ICE Futures U.S.(R) and ICE Futures Canada(R) list agricultural, currencies
and Russell Index markets. ICE(R) 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 countries. www.theice.com

The following are trademarks of IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. and/or its
affiliated companies: IntercontinentalExchange, IntercontinentalExchange &
Design, ICE, ICE and block design, and ICE eConfirm. For more information
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and/or its affiliated companies, see https://www.theice.com/terms.jhtml

About OTC Global Holdings LP

Formed in 2007, OTC Global Holdings headquartered in Houston and New
, with additional offices in Chicago, Jersey City and London. OTC Global
Holdings is a leading independent interdealer broker in OTC commodities. The
company holds industry-leading market share in the U.S. and Canadian natural
gas markets, U.S. power market, crude oil and agricultural commodities. OTC
Global Holdings' 18 subsidiaries serve more than 225 institutional clients,
including 45 members of the Fortune 500. To learn more about the company,
visit www.otcgh.com.

Lee Underwood, Director, Communications, IntercontinentalExchange, +1-770-857-0342, lee.underwood at theice.com

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