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):||May 24, 2012|
CME Group Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|20 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois||60606|
(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrants telephone number, including area code:||312-930-1000|
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On May 24, 2012, CME Group Inc. (the "Company") announced that its Board of Directors declared a five-for-one stock split of the Company’s Class A common stock, which will be effected through a stock dividend.
The distribution date for the stock split will be July 20, 2012, for shareholders of record of the Company’s Class A and Class B common stock (the "Common Stock") on July 10, 2012. Such shareholders will be issued four additional shares of Class A common stock of the Company for each share of Common Stock owned on that date.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
CME Group Press Release, dated May 24, 2012.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|CME Group Inc.|
|May 25, 2012||By:||
Kathleen M. Cronin
|Name: Kathleen M. Cronin|
|Title: Senior Managing Director, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary|
|CME Group Press Release, dated May 24, 2012.|