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Knight Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE: KCG) and GETCO Holding Company, LLC ("GETCO") announced today that Knight Holdco, Inc. ("KCG"), the new public holding company that will be the ultimate parent company of Knight and GETCO upon completion of their pending transaction, filed a Registration Statement on Form S-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). The Registration Statement includes a preliminary Joint Proxy Statement of Knight and GETCO and a preliminary Prospectus of KCG (together with the Joint Proxy Statement, as amended, the "Joint Proxy Statement / Prospectus"), as well as other relevant documents concerning the proposed transaction. The Registration Statement has not yet become effective, and the information in it is subject to change.

The Registration Statement is available at www.sec.gov (under "Knight Holdco, Inc."). The transaction is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2013, subject to Knight stockholder and GETCO unitholder approval, registration of the shares to be issued in the mergers with the Securities and Exchange Commission, listing of the shares on the New York Stock Exchange, additional regulatory approvals, and the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions.

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