A FTSE share index board in the atrium of the London Stock Exchange Group Plc's offices in London on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Photo: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

London Stock Exchange is in talks to acquire the Refinitiv financial data and trading platform in a deal valued at US$27 billion

  • The exchange would issue shares as part of the transaction and Refinitiv holders may receive a stake of approximately 37 per cent, LSE said
  • A formal agreement could be announced on August 1, when LSE published its half-year earnings, according to people familiar with the plan
Topic |   Mergers & Acquisitions

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A FTSE share index board in the atrium of the London Stock Exchange Group Plc's offices in London on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Photo: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg
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