Sign up for free newsletter

 

Seth Merrin, CEO, Liquidnet

Deutsche Boerse-NYSE Euronext merger would ‘bring nothing to institutional investors’

Seth Merrin (pictured), CEO of Liquidnet, comments on reports the European Competition Commissioner, Joaquin Almunia, is to block the planned merger of Deutsche Boerse and NYSE Euronext…

As well as competition issues there’s a feeling from investors that the merger is an answer to a question which they aren’t asking. It looks good for the exchanges but brings nothing to institutional investors. They want greater liquidity and the ability to execute their investment decisions. For that, exchanges need to give their clients access to additional sources of liquidity. They won’t be able to achieve that by merging amongst themselves.


Subscribe to free daily newsletter
latestjobs
Healthcare Associate Investment Banking NYC

Mon, 04 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Analyst or Associate Consumer Investment Banker

Mon, 04 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT

M&A Associate New York City IBD

Mon, 04 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT

events
23 hours 59 min from now - London
1 day 23 hours from now - Chicago
1 week 6 days from now - Charlottesville
specialreports