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Factbox: How the LSE and HKEX stack up

8 days ago   |   By Reuters

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has made an unsolicited $39 billion takeover approach for the London Stock Exchange , with any offer contingent on the LSE ditching its acquisition of data company Refinitiv.
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The Hong Kong Exchange's bid for the LSE would thwart the London firm's $27 billion Refinitiv deal. Here's why that's a 'non-starter'

The Hong Kong Exchange's bid for the LSE would thwart the London firm's $27 billion Refinitiv deal. Here's why that's a 'non-starter'

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The Hong Kong Stock exchange on Wednesday proposed to buy the London Stock Exchange in a deal worth $37 billion, taking markets by surprise.
But the offer would require the LSE's $27 agreed takeover of Refinitiv being dropped.
Given the graveyard of past merger attempts with the LSE, combined with the planned deal for Refinitiv, the Hong Kong exchange's plan has scant chance of success, say analysts.
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In a move that took markets by surprise, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange announced a plan on Wednesday to buy the London Stock Exchange for about...
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LSE: A story of failed mega mergers

8 days ago   |   By Reuters

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing made an unsolicited $39 billion takeover bid for the London Stock Exchange , an offer contingent on the LSE ditching its planned acquisition of data company Refinitiv.
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Here is what you need to know.
1. Hong Kong Stock Exchange just proposed a $37 billion deal to buy the London Stock Exchange. Together, the two stock exchanges would be worth more than $70 billion.
2. China removed tariffs from 16 American exports including cancer drugs, fish food, and certain chemicals. Ranchers are still going to feel the pain as farm produce continues to face levies.
3. California just passed a bill turning 'gig economy' workers into employees. Here's what Uber and Lyft have previously said about it. The ride-hailing giants say the decision qualifies existing law, hurts...
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Hong Kong Exchanges bids $39 billion to take over London Stock Exchange

8 days ago   |   By Reuters

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has made an unsolicited $39 billion takeover bid for the London Stock Exchange , an offer contingent on the LSE ditching its acquisition of data company Refinitiv.
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Hong Kong Stock Exchange Offers to Buy Its London Counterpart

8 days ago   |   By NY Times

The offer, which values the British company at nearly $37 billion, would create a global markets operator with significant access to China.
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Hong Kong Exchanges proposes $39 billion London Stock Exchange takeover

8 days ago   |   By Reuters

The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited has proposed a 31.6 billion pound takeover of the London Stock Exchange, it said on Wednesday, just weeks after the London bourse announced a plan to merge with data company Refinitiv.
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Hong Kong Stock Exchange offers to buy London Stock Exchange for $36.6 billion

Hong Kong Stock Exchange offers to buy London Stock Exchange for $36.6 billion

8 days ago   |   By RT

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing launched takeover bid for London Stock Exchange Group, offering one of Europe's largest exchanges £29.6 billion .
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