Deutsche Bestock exchanges in Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Lisbon, whichrse is not interested in a takeover of Euronext, owner of the  is for sale, told Wednesday, January 9 sources close to the German group. “The acquisition of Euronext by Deutsche Boerse is highly unlikely” for the acquisition of trading stock “is not part of the new strategy of the group,” the source said.

After his failed attempt to merge with NYSE Euronext there nearly a year, following the veto of the European Commission, who saw in this union a potential monopoly, Deutsche B?rse set sail on organic growth-oriented in emerging countries, clearing operations, including negotiated transactions off-exchange (OTC) and technology services.

American platform IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) launched in December a takeover bid (OPA) of $ 8.2 billion on NYSE Euronext, but has indicated that if successful European operation activities together Euronext would be sold.


ICE has indicated its intention to retain only the NYSE and the London Liffe derivatives market. Euronext, the entity that holds the four places in continental Europe (Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Lisbon) should be floated by eighteen to twenty-four months.

Besides the interest of certain exchanges, antitrust authorities shall ensure: the U.S. Department of Justice had initially rejected an offer from Nasdaq and ICE on NYSE Euronext, the proposed acquisition of Canadian TMX Group by the London Stock Exchange was abandoned in the face of opposition from shareholders and the Australian government has managed to prevent the takeover of the operator of the Sydney Stock Exchange, ASX by Singapore Exchange.

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