26 May '11, 9am

Money - LSE faces battle after Maple's hostile TMX bid: LONDON - THE London Stock Exchange faced a takeover batt...

Money - LSE faces battle after Maple's hostile TMX bid: LONDON - THE London Stock Exchange faced a takeover batt...

The London Stock Exchange faced a takeover battle on Thursday with the Maple Group over Canada's TMX Group. -- PHOTO: AFP LONDON - THE London Stock Exchange faced a takeover battle on Thursday with the Maple Group over Canada's TMX Group, the outcome of which may well decide whether it becomes takeover target itself. The Maple Group of Canadian banks and pension funds late on Wednesday turned its C$3.6 billion (S$4.6 billion) bid hostile, after the TMX board rejected it in favour of the LSE's US$3 billion offer last week. This came after TMX and the LSE raised the stakes earlier on Wednesday by fixing a date for their respective shareholders to vote on the LSE deal. The merger partners said their shareholders will vote on the LSE-TMX 'merger of equals' on June 30. 'By accelerating the timing of their meeting to consider the LSE takeover, they have given us no choice but to...

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straitstimes.com 27 May '11, 6am

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