$1.4B Getco, Knight Capital Tie-Up Wins Investor Approval

Law360, New York (June 26, 2013, 12:12 PM EDT) -- Shareholders in private equity-backed market maker Getco LLC and Knight Capital Group Inc. approved a $1.4 billion tie-up plan revised to comply with New York Stock Exchange rules, the companies said Wednesday, clearing the way for the deal's completion.

With overwhelming investor support sealed through Tuesday's vote, the firms said they expect to close the transaction on Monday. After that, the combined operation will be the largest designated market maker on the NYSE floor, the companies said.

The deal has also nailed down required approvals from...
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