LSE says it is in talks to buy Refinitiv for enterprise value of $27 billion
(Reuters) - The London Stock Exchange Group Plc said on Saturday it was in talks to buy data analytics platform Refinitiv for a total enterprise value of about $27 billion by issuing new LSE Group shares. The talks are with a consortium including some investment funds affiliated with Blackstone Group Inc and Thomson Reuters Corp , LSE said in a statement.
(Reuters) - The London Stock Exchange Group Plc
The talks are with a consortium including some investment funds affiliated with Blackstone Group Inc
The deal would result in Refinitiv shareholders holding a roughly 37% stake in the combined company and less than 30% of the total voting rights of LSE Group, LSE said.
(Reporting by Arathy S Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Leslie Adler)
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