HKEx Shakes Up the Market with Proposed LSEG Takeover

If the HKEx–LSEG merger goes through, the LSEG–Refinitiv deal would be scrapped, creating an interesting ripple effect.

In a surprise move, the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. (HKEx) has made a proposal to acquire the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) in a £31.6 billion ($39.04 billion) deal. HKEx’s offer represents a 22.9% premium to the closing share price of LSEG on September 10. 
The proposal requires approvals from LSEG shareholders, as well as the UK and Hong Kong regulators and antitrust bodies. HKEx says the transaction will bring about synergies that will benefit market participants. One of

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Brown Brothers Harriman unifies busy suite of AI products

It’s a new world, contend BBH’s Kevin Welch and Josh Fine. After a few years of experimentation that yielded several AI products for the bank and its clients, it was time to put the puzzle pieces together to serve a different way of working post-Covid.

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