23 Jun 2020
Italian Exchange Seen as Next Target in Battle of the Bourses

…The Italian operations generated 14% of all LSE revenue last year, according to Bloomberg data, and allow the U.K. group to keep a foothold in the European Union.

“I would have thought the LSE would want to hang onto it in a post-Brexit world,” said Niki Beattie, founder of Market Structure Partners.

Still, the LSE could have its hand forced. …