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Fight over sale of London Stock Exchange about to get nasty

CME Group and ICE may make unsolicited offers, after LSE said it was in merger talks with Deutsche Boerse

Winners of the LSE deal will get the biggest equities exchange in Europe, a majority stake in the world's largest clearinghouse for interest-rate swaps and a profitable index business.

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A FIGHT for control of London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSE) could get bare-knuckled as potential buyers jockey for dominance in an industry that's quickly consolidating.

After LSE said it was in merger talks with Germany's Deutsche Boerse AG, the two largest exchange...

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