ICE, NYSE Closer To Sealing $8.2B Deal With Panel's OK

Law360, New York (October 2, 2013, 4:21 PM EDT) -- IntercontinentalExchange Inc. added one more regulatory approval to its $8.2 billion takeover of NYSE Euronext Inc. on Wednesday, inching closer to creating a new leader in stock and derivatives trading.

ICE and NYSE Euronext, which struck their deal nearly 10 months ago, said that the Chairmen's Committee of Euronext Regulators, a collection of European watchdogs, had signed off on the deal, which will create the world's biggest trading platform by volume.

The transaction, announced last December, will see the New York Stock Exchange's parent company sold...
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