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LSE says Deutsche Boerse deal unlikely

UK group says it can't commit to the divestment of bonds trading platform as requested by EU officials
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 05:50

It's not the first time that Deutsche Boerse has tried to buy LSE, a market operator with roots going back more than 300 years.


LONDON Stock Exchange Group Plc (LSE) said its US$13 billion tie-up with Deutsche Boerse AG is unlikely to proceed after a new regulatory hurdle signalled a potential end to the companies' efforts to create a champion European exchange.

European Union officials had requested

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