Acceptance rate of the exchange offer by Alpha Beta Netherlands Holding N.V. as part of the planned business combination of Deutsche Börse AG and NYSE Euronext increases to over 97 percent

8 November 2011

Pursuant to Section 39c of the German Securities Acquisition and Takeover Act (Wertpapiererwerbs- und Übernahmegesetz – WpÜG), shareholders of Deutsche Börse AG who had not accepted the exchange offer by Alpha Beta Netherlands Holding N.V. during the initial acceptance period ending on 13 July 2011 or during the additional acceptance period ending on 1 August 2011 were still able to tender their shares during a three-month period until 4 November 2011. During this period, 3,169,942 Deutsche Börse shares were tendered, which corresponds to 1.63 percent of the total number of Deutsche Börse shares.

Altogether, a total number of 189,230,721 Deutsche Börse shares were tendered under the exchange offer made by Alpha Beta Netherlands Holding N.V. to the shareholders of Deutsche Börse AG. This corresponds to an acceptance rate of 97.04 percent of the total number of Deutsche Börse shares.

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