Market Testing for LSE and Deutsche Börse Signals End of Deal, Sources Say

Following market testing, the European Commission has demanded a further remedy of the merging paries, the sale of the London Stock Exchange Group’s 60% stake in MTS. Given the extra remedies required of LSE and Deutsche Börse, the deal is almost certainly over, sources close to the situation say.

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Rachel Rigby

Rachel Rigby

Rachel spent 12 years at Mergermarket, most recently as head of special coverage. Her role included liaising with European CEOs and reporting for dealReporter. Rachel’s various interests lie in the travel, media, clean energy, and healthcare sectors. As a journalist, she specializes in covering large private equity transactions and M&A. Rachel has worked on numerous high profile deals, including the Kraft takeover of Cadbury, the British Airways merger with Iberia, and the Newscorp stake in BSKYB. She has written articles for Sunday Business, Breaking Views, Media Week, Financial News, and appeared on CNBC. Rachel holds a liberal arts degree in European History from Smith College, Massachusetts.

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