LSE shareholders back German exchange deal

Massive deal faces further hurdles over headquarters

4th July, 2016
LSE and Deutsche Boerse say deal still makes sense Pic: Getty

London Stock Exchange shareholders have approved Deutsche Boerse's acquisition of the 300-year-old exchange in a near-unanimous vote, but that could be the easy part.

Options could include moving the holding company from London to a different location within the EU, such as the Netherlands, said the people, who asked not to be named citing confidentiality. Such a move would come only after LSE shareholders approve the existing merger plan, Deutsche Boerse’s tender offer succeeds and...

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