London Stock Exchange Group obtains OFT clearance for FSA Transaction Reporting Service acquisition

We are pleased to confirm that today London Stock Exchange Group's acquisition of the FSA Transaction Reporting Service business has been cleared by The Office of Fair Trading.

The acquisition, announced in August, underpins the Group's commitment to supporting its customers' regulatory, execution and trade processing needs. We will now swiftly progress to migrating customers onto the functionally enriched LSE Group UnaVista platform.

Further information is available from:

Tom Gilbert
Press Office +44 (0)20 7797 1222

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About London Stock Exchange Group:

London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) sits at the heart of the world’s financial community. The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets, including London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS, Europe's leading fixed income market; and Turquoise, offering pan-European and US lit and dark equity trading. Through its markets, the Group offers international business unrivalled access to Europe’s capital markets.

The Group is a leading developer of high performance trading platforms and capital markets software and also offers its customers around the world an extensive range of real-time and reference data products and market-leading post-trade services. 

Headquartered in London, United Kingdom with significant operations in Italy and Sri Lanka, the Group employs around 1500 people. Further information on London Stock Exchange Group can be found at