This includes a newly built $250 million data center in Mahwah, N.J., that houses all NYSE exchange operations in the United States. And has, since opening in 2010, attempted to attract other exchange companies to take space and run their operations from under the same roof.
Under the terms of the agreement, NYSE Euronext shareholders will have the option of receiving $33.12 in cash for each of their shares or 0.2581 of share of IntercontinentalExchange stock or a mix of $11.27 in cash plus 0.1703 of a share of ICE stock.
The New York Stock Exchange will keep its headquarters on Wall Street. ICE will also open a midtown Manhattan office in June 2013.