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NYSE Euronext Sponsors “Wall Street Journal’s D: All Things Digital” Conference 2008
PALO ALTO / NEW YORK, May 23, 2008 – The New York Stock Exchange, a subsidiary of NYSE Euronext (NYSE Euronext: NYX) is sponsoring “The Wall Street Journal’s D: All Things Digital ” conference in Carlsbad, California on May 27-29, about the impact of digital technology.

This annual conference will this year feature the CEOs of several NYSE-listed companies as keynote speakers, including Sony Corporation Chairman and CEO Sir Howard Stringer (NYSE: SNE), Time Warner Inc. President and CEO Jeff Bewkes (NYSE: TWX ) and others.

"NYSE Euronext is proud to be associated with many of the world's leading technology and media companies.  As a company focused on technology and innovation in the global financial markets, we are pleased to sponsor this event," said Noreen M. Culhane, Executive Vice President, Global Corporate Client Group of NYSE Euronext.

In addition to NYSE Euronext (NYSE Euronext: NYX) other lead sponsors of the conference include NYSE-listed Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ), Eastman Kodak Co. (NYSE: EK), and Thomson Reuters Corporation (NYSE: TRI ).

Background About Technology Listings on NYSE Euronext:

  • Technology companies going public in 2007 on NYSE Euronext’s U.S. markets, NYSE and NYSE Arca, raised in excess of $5.4 billion, more than technology companies going public in 2007 raised on Nasdaq.
  • The year 2007 brought new listings to the NYSE’s U.S. markets that included VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW), one of the year’s top-performing IPOs.
  • NYSE Arca, NYSE Euronext’s fully-electronic market for emerging issuers, attracted several technology companies in 2007 that previously had no choice of U.S. listing market.

 

NYSE technology listings in 2007 include Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC), Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: OWW), PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO), Metro PCS Communications (NYSE: PCS), Dice Holdings Inc (NYSE: DHX), Solera Holdings (NYSE: SLH), VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW), Genpact (NYSE: G), China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STV), Longtop Financial (NYSE: LFT), Giant Interactive Group Inc. (NYSE: GA), VanceInfo Technologies Inc (NYSE: VIT) and NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N ).

 

√ NYSE Arca technology sector listings in 2007 include Netezza Corporation (NYSE Arca: NZ), Compellent (NYSE Arca: CML), 3PAR (NYSE Arca: PAR) and K-12 (NYSE Arca: LRN ).

 

Media contact:

Media interested in NYSE Euronext’s involvement in the technology industry or IPOs on NYSE Euronext markets, please contact Christiaan Brakman at 212.656.2094 or cbrakman@nyx.com.

 

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About NYSE Euronext

NYSE Euronext (NYX) operates the world’s leading and most liquid exchange group, and seeks to provide the highest levels of quality, customer choice and innovation.  Its family of exchanges, located in six countries, includes the New York Stock Exchange, the world's largest cash equities market; Euronext, the Eurozone's largest cash equities market; Liffe, Europe's leading derivatives exchange by value of trading; and NYSE Arca Options, one of the fastest growing U.S. options trading platforms.  NYSE Euronext offers a diverse array of financial products and services for issuers, investors and financial institutions in cash equities, options and derivatives, ETFs, bonds, market data, and commercial technology solutions.  NYSE Euronext's nearly 4,000 listed companies represent a combined $ 30.9/ € 19.8 trillion in total global market capitalization (as of April 30, 2008), more than four times that of any other exchange group.  NYSE Euronext's equity exchanges transact an average daily trading value of approximately $161.9 / €106.9 billion (as of April 30, 2008), which represents more than one-third of the world's cash equities trading.  NYSE Euronext is part of the S&P 500 index and the only exchange operator in the S&P 100 index.  For more information, please visit www.nyx.com.

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Contact: Christiaan Brakman
Phone: 212-656-2094
Email:  cbrakman@nyx.com