AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
Euronext (Paris:ENX) (Amsterdam:ENX) (Brussels:ENX) today announced that, during its Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) that took place today, the proposal regarding the acquisition by Euronext N.V. of 100% of the issued share capital of Banque Centrale de Compensation S.A., trading as LCH.Clearnet S.A., was unanimously approved by its shareholders. The transaction is contingent on, among others, the completion of the merger of Deutsche Börse AG and London Stock Exchange Group plc which remains under review by the European Commission and other authorities.
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