Hong Kong Exchanges bids $39 billion to take over London Stock Exchange
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 () 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.
The London Stock Exchange emphatically rejected the Hong Kong bourse's $39 billion takeover offer on Friday, opting to stick with its planned purchase of data and analytics group Refinitiv. David Pollard reports.
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