SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)
November 29, 2018
CME GROUP INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
20 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60606
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (312) 930-1000
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
At the close of business on September 9, 2018, the record date of the Special Meeting, the Company had 340,606,791 shares of Class A and 625 shares Class B-1 common stock, 813 shares of Class B-2 common stock, 1,287 shares of Class B-3 common stock and 413 shares of Class B-4 common stock issued and outstanding. The holders of a total of 279,996,589 shares of Class A and Class B common stock were present at the Special Meeting, either in person or by proxy, which total constituted approximately 80% of the issued and outstanding shares on the record date for the Annual Meeting. Within the total shares present at the Special Meeting, there were present, either in person or by proxy, 423 shares of Class B-1 common stock, which constituted approximately 68% of the issued and outstanding shares, 508 shares of the Class B-2 common stock, which constituted approximately 62% of the issued and outstanding shares and 666 shares of the Class B-3 common stock, which constituted approximately 52% of the issued and outstanding shares.
The results of the proposal are as follows:
Approval of an amendment and restatement of our certificate of incorporation to eliminate all or some of the Class B Election Rights.
|Class A and B, together||266,879,585||3,901,699||215,305|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
CME Group Inc.
|Date: December 5, 2018||By:|| |
/s/ Kathleen M. Cronin
|Name:||Kathleen M. Cronin|
Senior Managing Director, General Counsel
and Corporate Secretary