Deutsche Boerse Offers New NYSE Merger Concessions

Law360, New York (January 23, 2012, 3:20 PM EST) -- Deutsche Boerse AG on Monday proposed new concessions to European regulators in its latest bid to calm antitrust concerns and keep alive a proposed $9.7 billion merger with NYSE Euronext.

Deutsche Boerse said it has offered to invest €300 million ($390.4 million) over three years in its Frankfurt and Eschborn, Germany, locations, not pursue any "forced leavings" for a minimum of two years and make the locations the European operations hub.

The concessions offered by Deutsche Boerse are intended to appease regulators who have indicated they...
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