LSE Eyes Nasdaq OMX Bid?


Without citing sources, the Sunday Times of London reports that the London Stock Exchange (LSE) Group looks to increase its presence in the North American market by making a bid for Nasdaq OMX later this year.

Yet a spokesperson for the LSE declined to comment on the report adding "We do not comment on market speculation or rumor."

SST Analysis: It is a bit poetic that the exchange operator who pursued acquiring the LSE in 2005 is now reportedly the pursued in 2011.

A Nasdaq OMX acquisition

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