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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on May 18, 2016.


   CME GROUP INC.      Meeting Information
        Meeting Type:             Annual Meeting
        For holders as of:        March 22, 2016
        Date: May 18, 2016             Time: 3:30 PM Central Time
        Location:   CME Auditorium
          20 South Wacker Drive
          Chicago, IL 60606


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     Shareholder Meeting Registration: To attend the CME Group annual meeting, please go to the “shareholder meeting registration” link at and follow the instructions provided. You will need the 16 digit number located on the following page. Please print your registration confirmation and bring it with you to the meeting along with valid picture identification.

                Voting Items                            
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals:      
1.    Election of Equity Directors      
Seventeen will be elected to the Board of Directors      

1a.      Terrence A. Duffy


1m.     Alex J. Pollock


1b.      Phupinder S. Gill


1n.      John F. Sandner


1c.      Timothy S. Bitsberger


1o.      Terry L. Savage


1d.      Charles P. Carey


1p.      William R. Shepard


1e.      Dennis H. Chookaszian


1q.      Dennis A. Suskind



1f.       Ana Dutra






Ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2016.



1g.      Martin J. Gepsman



1h.      Larry G. Gerdes






Advisory vote on the compensation of our named executive officers.



1i.       Daniel R. Glickman


1j.       Leo Melamed

   NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof.


1k.      William P. Miller II


1l.       James E. Oliff






                Voting Instructions