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HKEX Bids £31.6bn for LSEG

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) has made a proposal to the board of the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to combine the two companies in a deal worth £31.6 billion. This deal would scupper the proposed $27 billion deal for LSEG to buy Refinitiv. “LSEG and HKEX are two of the world’s premier market […]

Paris Officials Pitch for London Financial Business

Officials from Paris made a pitch for financial firms thinking of moving staff or operations to continental Europe post-Brexit to consider moving to the French capital at an event in London last week.

“Brexit is an earthquake,” said Jean-Louis Missika, Vice Mayor of the City of Paris, at the event, Europe – Where To Next? Winning Business Strategies in the Eurozone. He continued: “Brexit is a slow earthquake and it will reshape the economic and financial landscape in Europe.”

Missika added that right now political and regulatory authorities, as well as corporates and financial companies, are trying to figure out what this new landscape will look like.