European Bourses: Ripe For Merger-Mania

April 2007
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Apr2007, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p1
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The article looks at the merger trend among global stock exchanges. It mentions that the Budapest Stock Exchange was sold in 2004 to a consortium of banks in Austria, which also have controlling interest in the Vienna Stock Exchange. The decision by the Bulgarian government to sell its 44% stake in the Bulgarian Stock Exchange as part of its privatisation programme has sparked interest from major regional markets.


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