LSEG and Deutsche Börse continue to make good progress with the preparation of the relevant documentation for their shareholders (the Shareholder Documents) in relation to the recommended all- share merger announced on 16 March 2016 (the Merger).
The publication of the Shareholder Documents is subject to approval by the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) in Germany, the United Kingdom Listing Authority (UKLA), the board of LSEG and the management board of Deutsche Börse.
It is currently expected that:
- the Shareholder Documents will be published in June;
- the LSEG shareholder meetings required in connection with the Merger will take place in July; and
- the end of the acceptance period for the securities exchange offer to Deutsche Börse shareholders will be in July.
Further information on the transaction timetable will be disclosed in the Shareholder Documents.