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Mar 25, 2022

Cessation of the CF Bitcoin US Settlement Price and CF Ether-Dollar US Settlement Price

The Administrator hereby announces the cessation of the below benchmarks from the CF Cryptocurrency Index Family:

Benchmark

CFB Ticker

Bloomberg

CF Bitcoin US Settlement Price

XBTUSD_US_RR

CFXBTUSN

CF Ether Dollar US Settlement Price

ETHUSD_US_RR

CFETHUSN

To promote an orderly transition and minimise any market impact these benchmarks will continue to be published and provision shall cease from 1200 London time on April 25th 2022, meaning that the last values to be published shall be for April 24th 2022.

In accordance with the Administrators policies no consultation will be conducted prior to this cessation due to neither benchmark being utilised as a Benchmark under Article 3.7 of the Benchmarks Regulations.

Alternative Benchmarks

Alternative benchmarks to the two that are the subject of this announcement are available from the Administrator and are listed below, they are determined using the same calculation methodology and published at the same time as the benchmarks that are the subject of this announcement and are available to license from the Administrator

Benchmark

Alternative Benchmark

CFB Ticker

Bloomberg Ticker

CF Bitcoin US Settlement Price

CME CF Bitcoin Reference Rate-   New York Variant

BRRNY

BRRNY

CF Ether Dollar US Settlement Price

CME CF Ether-Dollar Reference Rate- New York Variant

ETHUSD_NY

ETHUSD_NY

Should any market participants have any questions or queries please do not hesitate to contact [email protected]

Should any users wish to file a complaint regarding this cessation process this can be done confidentially at [email protected]