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UK finance ministry to scrutinize Hong Kong Exchange $39 billion bid for LSE

7 days ago   |   By Reuters

Britain's finance ministry has said it will scrutinize Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing's attempted takeover of the London Stock Exchange, after the Asian bourse made a surprise $39 billion approach on Wednesday.
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Hong Kong Exchange makes surprise $39 billion offer for Britain's LSE

7 days ago   |   By Reuters

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing made a surprise $39 billion takeover approach for the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday, aiming to sabotage the LSE's acquisition of data company Refinitiv and create a global trading powerhouse.
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Hong Kong makes $37 billion bid for the London Stock Exchange

7 days ago   |   By Stl Today

Hong Kong has just made a surprise £30 billion bid for the London Stock Exchange.
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Hong Kong Stock Exchange Offers to Buy Its London Counterpart

7 days ago   |   By NY Times

The potential deal, valued at nearly $37 billion, faces tough odds. But if sealed, it could transform turbulent markets in both Asia and Europe.
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Hong Kong Exchanges bids $39bln to take over London bourse

7 days ago   |   By Reuters

Hong Kong's stock exchange has bid $39bln to take over the London Stock Exchange. Julian Satterthwaite reports.
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Protests? Brexit? Hong Kong Stock Exchange CEO Downplays Crises in Bid for London Rival

7 days ago   |   By Fortune

With protests in Hong Kong reportedly scaring companies away from listing on the city's only bourse, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, and Brexit fears dampening the outlook of the financial market in London, the timing for a tie up between the stock exchanges of the two cities seems inauspicious. Yet on Wednesday, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited , the operator of Hong Kong's bourse, announced a surprise offer to purchase the London Stock Exchange Group for $36.6 billion-a 23% premium on the group's closing price on September 10.
“You don't choose timing, you choose what is the right...
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Hong Kong Exchanges makes surprise $39 billion offer for Britain's LSE

7 days ago   |   By Reuters

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has made an unsolicited $39 billion takeover approach for the London Stock Exchange , a proposal contingent on the LSE ditching its acquisition of data company Refinitiv.
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