NYMEX Raises IPO Forecast

NYMEX Holdings Inc., the New York-based operator of the New York Mercantile Exchange, has raised its IPO terms to 6.5 million common shares being offered at between $54 and $57 per share. It previously filed to price 6 million shares at between $48 and $52 per share. It plans to trade on the NYSE under ticker symbol NMX, with JPMorgan and Merrill Lynch serving as co-lead underwriters. General Atlantic holds a 10% pre-IPO position. www.nymex.com < ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />