EC said DB-LSE merger could impact clearing and derivatives competition
The European Commission said it is opening
a full in-depth investigation into the planned merger between
Deutsche Boerse and the LSE Group, citing derivatives and
clearing as two areas where competition may be restricted.
The European authority said in a statement
on Wednesday afternoon: "The European Commission has opened an
in-depth investigation to assess, under the EU Merger
Regulation, whether the proposed merger between Deutsche Boerse
and London Stock Exchange Group would reduce competition in
several financial market infrastructure areas."
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