BlackRock Solutions Integrates ICE Data Services’ Continuous Evaluated Pricing Tool

New York and Atlanta, GA - 7 December 2016

Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, have announced that ICE Data Services’ Continuous Evaluated Pricing (CEP) has been integrated into BlackRock Solutions’ Aladdin risk and enterprise investment system. Aladdin is the premier portfolio management system for investment managers that combines sophisticated risk analytics with comprehensive trading and position monitoring tools on a single platform.

ICE Data Services’ CEP is an innovative platform that provides a comprehensive set of real-time, independent evaluated prices for the fixed income markets, covering more than 2 million securities globally.  CEP offers Aladdin users greater transparency into a broad range of valuation, assessment and risk scenarios, providing a view of market conditions throughout all phases of their investment process.

“We’re pleased to offer ICE Data Services’ CEP through Aladdin,” said Shirlee Tevet, COO of the Aladdin Business within BlackRock Solutions. “CEP can offer our clients a transparent view into the global fixed income market to enable informed decision making across pre-trade price discovery, trade execution, portfolio monitoring and analysis, and risk management.”

Lynn Martin, President and COO of ICE Data Services said, “In working with BlackRock to offer their clients CEP, we’re bringing more data, transparency and visibility into traditionally opaque fixed income markets. Our proprietary approach to evaluations combined with our global coverage and award-winning technology, create powerful analytics tools that help our clients adjust to changing market dynamics.”

Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) operates a leading network of global futures, equity and equity options exchanges, as well as global clearing and data services across financial and commodity markets. The New York Stock Exchange is the world leader in capital raising, listings and equities trading.

Trademarks of ICE and/or its affiliates include Intercontinental Exchange, ICE, ICE block design, NYSE and New York Stock Exchange. 

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 -- Statements in this press release regarding ICE'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, 2015, as filed with the SEC on February 4, 2016. Pricing, evaluations and reference data are provided in the US through Interactive Data Pricing and Reference Data LLC and internationally through Interactive Data (Europe) Ltd. and Interactive Data (Australia) Pty Ltd.

BlackRock is a global leader in investment management, risk management and advisory services for institutional and retail clients. BlackRock helps clients around the world meet their goals and overcome challenges with a range of products that include separate accounts, mutual funds, iShares® (exchange-traded funds), and other pooled investment vehicles. BlackRock also offers risk management, advisory and enterprise investment system services to a broad base of institutional investors through BlackRock Solutions®. As of September 30, 2016, the firm had approximately 13,000 employees in 30 countries and a major presence in global markets, including North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East and Africa

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