NYSE Euronext in Announced $10 Billion Merger with Deutsche Börse

February 9, 2011

Cleary Gottlieb is representing NYSE Euronext on the EU antitrust aspects of its announced merger with Deutsche Börse. The deal was announced in February and would create the world’s largest exchange operator. The combined company will have dual headquarters in New York and Frankfurt and list its shares for trading in New York, Frankfurt, and Paris.

NYSE Euronext and Deutsche Börse are both leading providers of capital market infrastructure and operate a number of equity and derivatives exchanges. They are also active in the provision of certain post-trade services, the distribution of market data, the licensing of indices, and the provision of various IT-related products and services.