London Stock Exchange Group

M&A

Global M&A activity grew by 23% y-o-y to US$1.3 trillion in first five months of 2024: LSEG

In the same period, M&A activity in Apac fell by 26% y-o-y to US$179 billion, marking an 11-year low.
Without drawing parallels, LSE chief urges a rethink of the exchange’s role - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Global stocks

Without drawing parallels, LSE chief urges a rethink of the exchange’s role

“We genuinely think creating an ecosystem that supports the scaling and the health of companies is absolutely our job.”

Company in the news

Blackstone, GIC and others sell GBP1.6 bil stake in LSEG

The selling consortium is made up of the former owners of Refinitiv, the firm that LSEG acquired for US$27 billion in 2021.
Singapore investment banking fees down 14% y-o-y to US$185.7 mil in 1Q2024: LSEG - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Banking & finance

Singapore investment banking fees down 14% y-o-y to US$185.7 mil in 1Q2024: LSEG

Singapore investment banking fees fell 14% y-o-y to US$185.7 million ($251.0 million) in 1Q2024.

Tech

Microsoft to buy 4% of London Stock Exchange

Microsoft will buy its stake from a consortium that includes Blackstone, Thomson Reuters Corp and GIC
London Stock Exchange Group sets up sustainable finance innovation unit in Singapore - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Environmental, Social and Governance

London Stock Exchange Group sets up sustainable finance innovation unit in Singapore

The unit, supported by MAS, will focus on creating sustainable finance capabilities.

M&A

'Hard to say' if HKEX will revisit offer for LSE, says chairwoman Laura Cha

SINGAPORE (Oct 10): Fresh from withdrawing its £32 billion ($54 billion) pursuit to buy the London Stock Exchange Group, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing chairwoman Laura Cha said she is unsure as to whether the Hong Kong bourse might revisit the offer i
Singapore Exchange (SGX)

Brexit

SGX, Asian brokers hike trading margins on Brexit volatility fears

HONG KONG (June 23): Singapore Exchange said it has raised the amount of cash firms must pledge to cover trading positions due to an expected rise in market volatility linked to Britain’s vote on whether to exit the European Union.
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