Three Additional Mergers & Acquisitions Contracts to launch on June 8, 2007
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Pursuant to Section 5c(c)(1) of the Commodity Exchange Act, as amended (the "Act"), and §40.2 and §40.6 of the regulations promulgated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the HedgeStreet Rule and Instrument Committees have approved the listing of an additional three (3) new Classes of Contracts with an Underlying that is based on the outcome of a particular event; specifically whether a particular merger, acquisition or consolidation will occur or will not occur by a specified date ("M&A Contracts"). HedgeStreet will list the following additional M&A Contracts:
1. Tornante Company, LLC / Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC / Topps Co., Inc.
2. Upper Deck Co. / Topps Co., Inc.
3. Google, Inc. / Salesforce.com
The Rule additions will become effective at the start of business on Friday, June 8, 2007.
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Should you have any questions or require further information, please contact the Compliance Department.