An employee views a FTSE share index board in the atrium of the London Stock Exchange Group's offices in London on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong’s bold bid for London Stock Exchange faces scrutiny of global regulators, adding kinks to its arduous approval process

  • The LSE’s clearing house unit, LCH, serves 13 government debt markets around the world and is the second-largest clearing house for bonds and repos
  • That subjects a takeover of the LSE to the scrutiny of regulators in France, Germany, Italy and the US, not to mention the UK’s government
Topic |   Mergers & Acquisitions

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An employee views a FTSE share index board in the atrium of the London Stock Exchange Group's offices in London on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Photo: Bloomberg
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