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Thursday, March 13, 2008

Chicago Mercantile and Nymex Near Deal

CME Group, parent of Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the largest US exchange operator, may announce a definitive deal to buy energy exchange operator Nymex Holdings soon.  The two have been in exclusive talks since January.  If the deal closes, CME would be worth about $35 billion.  Last year CME acquired the Chicago Board of Trade.  WSJ, Chicago Merc Nears Deal With Nymex.

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