SOURCE: Pacific Exchange Inc.

June 07, 2005 14:24 ET

Pacific Exchange to Trade Magellan Midstream, New Century Financial, Northern Border, SFBC International, and UCBH Holdings Options

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 7, 2005 -- The Pacific Exchange (PCX) announced that on Wednesday, June 8, 2005, it will begin trading options on Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (PCX: MMP); New Century Financial Corp. (PCX: NEW); Northern Border Partners, L.P. (PCX: NBP); SFBC International, Inc. (PCX: SFCC); and UCBH Holdings, Inc. (PCX: UCBH).

Magellan Midstream options will trade on the January expiration cycle with exercise limits set at 2,500,000 shares.

New Century Financial options will trade on the February expiration cycle with exercise limits set at 25,000,000 shares.

Northern Border options will trade on the January expiration cycle with exercise limits set at 2,500,000 shares.

SFBC International options will trade on the March expiration cycle with exercise limits set at 5,000,000 shares.

UCBH Holdings options will trade on the March expiration cycle with exercise limits set at 10,000,000 shares.

All five issues will be traded by lead market makers Ross Goodheart, Ken Keating, and Bartev Vartanian of Group One Trading, LP.

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