Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced the completion of its acquisition of International Securities Exchange, an operator of three electronic options exchanges, from Deutsche Börse Group.
Nasdaq entered into an agreement to acquire International Securities Exchange on March 9, 2016. The acquisition will improve efficiencies for clients, expand the company’s technology offerings and create more opportunities to innovate within the equity options industry.
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