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LCH.Clearnet General Meeting Statement and Result

27 March 2013

This announcement is made by LCH.Clearnet Group Limited ("LCH.Clearnet") in connection with the proposed acquisition of a majority stake in LCH.Clearnet by the London Stock Exchange Group plc, announced on 7 March 2013 (the "Transaction").

LCH.Clearnet announces that at its general meeting of shareholders held earlier today, the  proposed special resolution was duly passed on a poll by LCH.Clearnet's shareholders with 29,247,832 (100 per cent.) votes received being in favour and 0 (0 per cent.) being against.

LCH.Clearnet shareholders duly passed the special resolution to (among other things):

a) adopt new articles of association of LCH.Clearnet conditional upon completion of the Transaction;

b) grant the directors authority to allot new shares to implement the Capital Raise, approve the terms of the Capital Raise (including the price of the new shares to be offered) and related matters.

Completion of the Transaction is expected to occur during the second quarter of 2013 and is subject to satisfaction of certain conditions.


Juliana Wheeler  +44 (0) 20 7426 7638

About LCH.Clearnet:

The LCH.Clearnet Group is a leading multi-asset class and multi-national clearing house, serving major exchanges and platforms as well as a range of OTC markets.

LCH.Clearnet’s world-class risk management framework provides the markets with exceptional levels of protection. Both the soundness of its risk management approach and the resilience of its systems have been proven in recent times. As demand for robust clearing services continues to grow, LCH.Clearnet is committed to setting and maintaining the highest standards across all asset classes cleared.

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