Thomson-Reuters Combo Heavy on E-swaps Systems

Kite, Shane
February 2008
Securities Industry News;2/18/2008, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p1
Trade Publication
The article predicts that the pending merger of Reuters and Thompson Corp. will bring multiple bond-trading platforms under one roof. The merged entity will own two platforms for interest-rate swaps and other bonds, and wtill inherit Reuters' partnership with LiquidityHub. Reuters CEO Tom Glocer expects regulators to approve the merger this quarter. Both companies expect the transaction to close early in the second quarter.


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