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London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong takeover bid

Reuters | London | Updated: 13-09-2019 17:04 IST | Created: 13-09-2019 17:02 IST
London Stock Exchange rejects Hong Kong takeover bid
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London Stock Exchange has rejected Hong Kong Exchange's $39 billion takeover offer, opting to stick with its planned purchased of data and analytics group Refinitiv.

The LSE said in a statement that it has fundamental concerns about key aspects of the proposal.

"Accordingly, the board unanimously rejects the conditional proposal and, given its fundamental flaws, sees no merit in further engagement," the LSE said in a statement.

Also Read: Hong Kong Exchanges bids $39 bln to take over London Stock Exchange


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