Thursday, March 13, 2008
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.