Panmure Gordon’s head of M&A, Karri Vuori says the LSE merger with Deutsche Boerse would be very good commercially, yet on a financial level there are some concerns.
The deal would create the largest exchange in Europe, with a market cap close to $30 billion.
CNBC takes a look how the Deutsche Boerse-LSE deal could reorder the major players in the sector.
Deutsche Boerse on Wednesday announced a merger with the London Stock Exchange Group (LSE), targeting cost savings.
Henry Dixon, portfolio manager of U.K. equities for GLG, comments on the merger of the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse.
European equities reversed sharp gains to finish firmly in the red on Thursday, following comments by Mario Draghi.
Nasdaq will buy International Securities Exchange, an options exchange operator, from Deutsche Boerse.
Nasdaq announced that it will buy International Securities Exchange, an options exchange operator, from Deutsche Boerse.
Deutsche Boerse and the London Stock Exchange target more than 3 million euros in cost synergies, according to Reuters' sources.
European markets posted solid gains by Friday's close, as investors cheered on the rally in mining stocks, a good U.S. jobs report and a recovery in oil prices.
London Stock Exchange, which is in talks to merge with Deutsche Boerse, reported a 31 percent rise in full-year adjusted pre-tax profit.
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) said on Tuesday it was considering making an offer for the London Stock Exchange Group, confirming recent speculation that an approach was imminent.
The Singapore Exchange has put in a bid to buy the Baltic Exchange, months after the LME made an approach to buy the storied London exchange.
A sharp decline in oil and metal prices dragged European equities deep into the red on Tuesday's close, as investors digested earnings and data.
European markets posted strong gains during Thursday's session, closing higher, after the Fed announced its first rate rise in almost a decade.
The first brokers to face prosecution in the global Libor investigation over allegations they helped traders to manipulate the rate will go on trial this week in London, the FT reports.
European equities closed higher, with investor sentiment boosted by a reshuffle of the team of Greek officials that are negotiating with its creditors.
Deutsche Bank will pay a $2.5 billion fine, and must fire certain employees who engaged in interest-rate rigging, New York state regulators say.
U.S. stocks rallied Thursday after the ECB unveiled its bond-buying program. Here's where the pros are hunting for value.
Shares in Euronext started trading at 19.40 euros on Friday, 3 percent below the price set for its initial public offering.