TORONTO, LONDON, June 3, 2011 /CNW/ - TMX Group Inc. and London Stock
Exchange Group plc today announced that the Canadian Commissioner of
Competition has issued a "no action letter" in connection with their
proposed merger, confirming that she does not intend to challenge the
The issuance of the no action letter satisfies a condition of the merger
agreement dated February 9, 2011 that Competition Act (Canada)
clearance be obtained.
More information about the TMX-LSE merger is available at www.ltmxgroup.com.
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
SOURCE TMX GROUP INC.
For further information:
Director, Corporate Communications
Group Communications Director
London Stock Exchange Group plc
+44 (0)20 7797 1557, email@example.com