Will NYSE Euronext’s Takeover By The Intercontinental Exchange Bother These Top Institutional Shareholders?

NYSE Euronext, Inc. (NYSE:NYX) Chief Executive, Duncan Niederauer, confirmed to the Wall Street Journal that after the company’s takeover by the Intercontinental Exchange Inc (NYSE:ICE) is complete, the Euronext unit will be spun off rather than sold, even though inquiries have been received for the purchase of the unit from NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) and the London Stock Exchange Group. The Euro next unit operates exchanges in Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Lisbon. According to Equity Research Desk, an initial public offering of Euronext could value it as high as $1.39 billion.

Will  NYSE Euronext, Inc.’s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 7.966 million shares on 12/31/2012. The shares closed at $31.54 on 12/31/2012.

Here are the ten largest positions in NYSE Euronext, Inc. at the end of December 31st, 2012.

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Oxford Asset Management held 4,413,301 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $139,195,518. This brought the portfolio total to 2.06%.

California Public Employees Retirement System held 737,124 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $23,248,892. This brought the portfolio total to 0.05%.

Strs Ohio held 475,000 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $14,981,500. This brought the portfolio total to 0.07%.

Mizuho Trust & Banking Co. Ltd. held 399,334 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $12,594,995. This brought the portfolio total to 0.05%.

Gateway Investment Advisers LLC. held 311,416 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $9,822,061. This brought the portfolio total to 0.1%.

Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. held 172,197 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $5,431,094. This brought the portfolio total to 0.05%.

Metropolitan Life Insurance Co./NY held 161,197 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $5,084,154. This brought the portfolio total to 0.04%.

Teachers Retirement System of the state of Kentucky held 146,370 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $4,616,510. This brought the portfolio total to 0.05%.

Texas Permanent School Fund held 134,401 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $4,239,008. This brought the portfolio total to 0.05%.

IBM Retirement Fund held 127,667 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $4,026,617. This brought the portfolio total to 0.05%.

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