13 Sep 2019
HKEX Holds Out Prospect of Going Hostile in $37 Billion LSE Bid

… The LSE choice is between “letting go of a deal that has much greater certainty versus waiting for what could in fact be more than a year of political deliberations,” said Niki Beattie, founder of consultancy Market Structure Partners in London. Such roadblocks can “suck the life out of the organization.” …