Dec 13 2013 | 4:34 AM

Euronext N.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of IntercontinentalExchange Group, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), introduces options on the shares of OCI N.V. (“OCI”). The options will be available as of Friday 13 December on the derivatives market of Euronext Amsterdam.

OCI N.V. is a global producer of natural gas-based chemicals and an engineering & construction contractor, with projects and investments in Europe, the United States, Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia. The company employs more than 75,000 people in 35 countries around the globe.

The chemicals segment produces nitrogen fertilizers, methanol and other natural gas based products and ranks among the world’s top fertilizer producers with a fertilizer production capacity of nearly 7 million metrictons in The Netherlands, the United States, Egypt and Algeria. The...

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Dec 12 2013 | 1:01 PM

Jaap de Vries, student at Tilburg University, is the winner of the sixth Dutch Traders Trophy Worldwide.

De Vries competed against over 500 students from various universities in the Netherlands over the last couple of weeks. Via qualification rounds, university finals and the national final De Vries is crowned the best student trader of the Netherlands 2013 as the best in the categories revenues, risk management, market making, and market awareness.

By competing in the Traders Trophy, the students can place themselves in the spotlight of recruiters. Financial institutions worldwide are looking for the best talent such as the main sponsor in the Netherlands, Optiver. Oxyor started the Traders Trophy in 2008 as a showcase for their innovative way of training trading talent. The development of skills by means of serious games such as the Market...

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Dec 12 2013 | 5:12 AM

As of December 12, SnowWorld N.V., proprietor and owner of the world's largest indoor ski resort, is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

SnowWorld (ticker symbol: SNOW) is a company based in Zoetermeer in the Netherlands. With its two indoor ski facilities, SnowWorld is one of the world’s leading companies in this industry.

To celebrate the listing CEO Koos Hendriks sounds the gong. He is accompanied by Wim Moerman (CFO), SnowWorld’s management team and advisors along with the teams from EnterNext and Euronext.

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Dec 11 2013 | 4:50 AM

Mint Tower Capital Management celebrates the third anniversary of the Mint Tower Arbitrage Fund by sounding the gong.

The Mint Tower Arbitrage Fund was set up three years ago, aimed at achieving stable returns in rising and falling financial markets, the so-called "absolute return" investing. This goal is achieved in the first three years with a positive result, even in highly turbulent markets with very low scores in the performance of the fund.

Mint Tower Capital distinguishes itself with an experienced Dutch team and proven arbitrage strategies in particular stock options and convertible bonds. These are strategies with a very low correlation to stock markets and are therefore well suited as part of a diversified investment portfolio.

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