|Traded as||NASDAQ: CME (Class A)|
S&P 500 Component
|Founded||1841Chicago Board of Trade)(oldest exchange|
|Headquarters||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Terrence A. Duffy|
(Chairman & CEO)
John W. Pietrowicz
|Revenue||US$ 3.60 billion (2016)|
|US$ 2.20 billion (2016)|
|US$ 1.53 billion (2016)|
|Total assets||US$ 69.37 billion (2016)|
|Total equity||US$ 20.34 billion (2016)|
Number of employees
|Subsidiaries||Chicago Mercantile Exchange|
Chicago Board of Trade
New York Mercantile Exchange
Kansas City Board of Trade
S&P Dow Jones Indices (27.0% ownership)
|Footnotes / references|
CME Group Inc. (Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade) is a global markets company. It owns large derivatives, options and futures exchanges in Chicago and New York City using its CME Globex trading platforms. It also owns CME Clearing which provides settlement and clearing of exchange trades. CME Group offers the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products and metals. It has been described by The Economist as "The biggest financial exchange you have never heard of".
The corporate world headquarters are in Chicago in The Loop. The corporation was formed by the 2007 merger of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). The next year it bought the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Mergers and acquisitions
On March 17, 2008, New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) accepted an offer from CME Group, the parent of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, to purchase NYMEX for $8.9 billion in cash and CME Group Stock.  The acquisition was formally completed on August 22, 2008, and the NYMEX systems were fully integrated by September 30, 2009.
On February 10, 2010, CME announced its purchase of 90% of Dow Jones Indexes, including the Dow Jones Industrial Average. CME subsequently contributed Dow Jones Indexes to the formation of S&P Dow Jones Indices in exchange for a 24.4% ownership interest. In April 2013, CME purchased the remaining 10% interest in Dow Jones Indexes for $80.0 million. As a result, CME's interest in S&P Dow Jones Indices increased from 24.4% to 27.0%.
On October 17, 2012, CME Group announced it would acquire the Kansas City Board of Trade for $126 Million in cash. KCBOT is the dominant venue for the sale of hard red winter wheat. The Chicago Board of Trade is the leading trade platform for soft red winter wheat.
- Chicago Mercantile Exchange
- Intercontinental Exchange
- CME Group Titleholders, the season-ending tournament of the LPGA Tour of women's golf, sponsored by CME Group
- Chicago Board of Trade
- New York Mercantile Exchange
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