German exchange said it will decide on the shareholder threshold on Monday
Deutsche Boerse has taken the unusual step
of saying it may reduce the threshold of required shareholders
voting in favour of its planned merger with London Stock
Exchange to increase its chances of securing the necessary
The German exchange said late on Sunday it
is considering lowering the 75% threshold to allow index funds
to vote because of a technicality that means these funds cannot
support a motion until it has already secured a majority of
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