Euronext NV


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Euronext NV

A company that owns and operates a number of stock exchanges in Europe. It was formed in 2000 with the merger of the Amsterdam, Brussels and Paris Bourses. The following year, it acquired LIFFE and in 2002 merged with the exchange that became Euronext Lisbon. In 2007, it merged with the New York Stock Exchange to form NYSE Euronext. Euronext provides common trading and clearing for all securities traded on any exchange it operates. It is known for publishing the Euronext 100, a major stock index.
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BNP Paribas and Societe Generale (the Sellers) announce today that they have launched the sale of their excess stakes in Euronext NV (Euronext or the Company) following the renewal for a further two years of the Reference Shareholders Agreement which is due to expire on 20 June 2017.
Following a recommendation by the Nomination and Governance Committee, the Supervisory Board has unanimously approved the nomination of Stephane Boujnah as CEO of Euronext NV. He would also be chairman of the managing board.
NYSE Euronext is the first cross-border exchange group resultant from the merger of NYSE Group Inc and Euronext NV on 4 April 2007.
But the recent acquisition of Euronext NV, the pan-European stock exchange operator, by NYSE Group Inc., the operator of the New York Stock Exchange, has apparently prompted the LSE to seek measures to counter expansion of U.S.
As a market operator, we are aware that this activity lies at the heart of our strategic mission, and it is a source of pride and enthusiasm,' said Dominique Cerutti, NYSE Euronext President and Deputy CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of Euronext NV.
16 February 2011 -- S&P on Tuesday put on "positive" watch its A+/A-1 counterparty credit ratings on NYSE Euronext and its subsidiary Euronext NV after the company sealed an agreement to merge with higher-rated Deutsche Boerse (ETR:DB1).