Euronext in Exclusive Talks to Potentially Acquire LCH.Clearnet SA

AMSTERDAM & BRUSSELS & LISBON, Portugal & LONDON & PARIS--()--Regulatory News:

Euronext (Paris:ENX) (Amsterdam:ENX) (Brussels:ENX) announces that it is in exclusive talks with London Stock Exchange Group plc (“LSEG”) and LCH.Clearnet Group Limited (“LCH.Clearnet Group”) in relation to a potential acquisition of LCH.Clearnet SA (“Clearnet”), a subsidiary of LCH.Clearnet Group.

At this stage, there can be no certainty that these discussions will lead to a transaction, or as to the terms on which a transaction, if any, might be agreed. Any transaction would be conditional on the successful closing of the merger between LSEG and Deutsche Börse AG and other conditions.

A further announcement will be made in due course.

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Sandra Machado (Lisbon): +351 210 600 614
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Contacts

Euronext
Media
Pauline Bucaille(Europe): +33 1 70 48 24 41
pbucaille@euronext.com
or
Alice Jentink (Amsterdam): +31 20 721 4488
ajentink@euronext.com
or
Pascal Brabant (Brussels): +32 2 620 15 50
pbrabant@euronext.com
or
Sandra Machado (Lisbon): +351 210 600 614
smachado@euronext.com
or
Aïchata Tandjigora (Paris): +33 1 70 48 24 43
atandjigora@euronext.com
or
Analysts & investors
Stephanie Bia, +33 1 70 48 24 17
sbia@euronext.com