Author: Lynton Jones

Bourse Consult LLP announces new senior partner

PRESS RELEASE London, 29 April 2013 BOURSE CONSULT LLP ANNOUNCES NEW SENIOR PARTNER Bourse Consult LLP, the leading capital markets infrastructure consultancy, today announced that Hugh Simpson has been appointed as Senior Partner of the partnership. Hugh takes over the

Expanding the frontiers of market infrastructure

Over the years Bourse Consult has built up a reputation for providing high level expertise in some of the more important areas of financial market infrastructure. We are sometimes asked for  examples of specific projects that we have advised on

Bye Bye Toronto, Hello Nasdaq?

As I (eventually) predicted, the LSE finally failed to convince enough of the TMX shareholders to support their bid to “merge” with (i.e. take over) TMX and the deal has now fallen through. In the end this looked fairly inevitable.

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Exchange Consolidation Redux

My last blog suggested that the best outcome for LIFFE would be a tie up with ICE. At which point ICE and Nasdaq OMX withdrew their bid. In the latest demonstration of my powers of prediction I circulated a presentation

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A fight for LIFFE?

Much of the debate surrounding the current competing bids for NYSE Euronext from Deutsche Börse and Nasdaq/ICE has concentrated on the equities business. But from the point of view of London, what really matters is the future of LIFFE, its

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