Apr. 19, 2011 (Canada NewsWire Group) --
TORONTO and LONDON, April 19 /CNW/ - TMX Group and London Stock Exchange Group acknowledge the significant work undertaken by the Ontario Select Committee to review the merits of our transaction. We will review the report in detail and look forward to continued open dialogue with all stakeholders as we work towards obtaining the required regulatory and shareholder approvals to complete our transaction.
The two companies believe the opportunity to create an international exchange leader is significant; our customers, our shareholders and the markets we serve will directly benefit from this strong partnership.
About TMX Group (TSX-X)
TMX Group's key subsidiaries operate cash and derivative markets for multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income and energy. Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Montreal Exchange, Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation, Natural Gas Exchange, Boston Options Exchange (BOX), Shorcan, Shorcan Energy, Equicom and other TMX Group companies provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, data products and other services to the global financial community. TMX Group is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across Canada (Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver), in key U.S. markets (Houston, Boston and Chicago) as well as in London. For more information about TMX Group, visit our website at www.tmx.com.
About London Stock Exchange Group plc (LSE.L)
London Stock Exchange Group plc sits at the heart of the world's financial community. LSEG operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets, including the London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS, Europe's leading fixed income market; and Turquoise, offering pan-European and US lit and dark equity trading. Through its markets, LSEG offers international business unrivalled access to Europe's capital markets.
LSEG is a leading developer of high-performance trading platforms and capital markets software and also offers its customers around the world an extensive range of real-time and reference data products and market-leading post-trade services.
Headquartered in London and with significant operations in Italy and Sri Lanka, LSEG employs approximately 1,500 people. Further information on LSEG can be found at www.londonstockexchangegroup.com
Director, Corporate Communications
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London Stock Exchange Group plc
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