CBOE Wins Three Top Awards:

February 26, 2014

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  • Outstanding Contribution – William J. Brodsky
  • Best Options Exchange
  • Most Innovative Exchange Technology - Options

CHICAGO, IL - February 26, 2014 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced that it has received industry awards recognizing the exchange's leadership in three areas.

Executive Chairman William J. Brodsky received Wall Street Letter's (WSL) "Outstanding Contribution" award at WSL's Institutional Trading Awards on February 25. He also accepted the "Most Innovative Exchange Technology - Options" award on behalf of CBOE.

Brodsky was WSL's first recipient of the "Outstanding Contribution" award, which recognizes "individuals who have worked tirelessly in the industry, both individually and collaboratively to improve markets and to help move the conversation forward...legends in the industry whose innovative thinking and approach have made a long- term impact."

On February 20, CBOE was awarded "Best Options Exchange" at Markets Media magazine's annual Markets Choice Awards.

Over the last decade, CBOE and its executives have received nearly three dozen industry awards for leadership and product and technology innovation.

About CBOE:
CBOE, the largest U.S. options exchange and creator of listed options, continues to set the bar for options and volatility trading through product innovation, trading technology and investor education. CBOE Holdings offers equity, index and ETP options, including proprietary products, such as S&P 500 options (SPX), the most active U.S. index option, and options and futures on the CBOE Volatility Index (the VIX Index). Other products engineered by CBOE include equity options, security index options, LEAPS options, FLEX options, and benchmark products such as the CBOE S&P 500 BuyWrite Index (BXM). CBOE Holdings is home to the world-renowned Options Institute and www.cboe.com, the go-to place for options and volatility trading resources.

Media Contacts:
Gail Osten
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Gary Compton
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Analyst Contact:
Debbie Koopman
(312) 786-7136
koopman@cboe.com

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