Exchange Mergers Eye Data Synergies

Stanley Young, NYSE Technologies

The proposed London Stock Exchange-TMX Group and NYSE Euronext-Deutsche Börse mergers announced last week could significantly change how trading firms access European and North American market data, while enabling the combined entities to drive new revenues by cross-selling data products, connectivity and co-location services in North America and Europe.

The LSE-TMX combination will create a group that generates roughly one-third of its revenues from information and technology services—which gen

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