London Stock Exchange Group plc Statement re: LCH.Clearnet Group Limited

London Stock Exchange Group plc ("LSEG") has noted the recent press speculation concerning LSEG and LCH.Clearnet Group Limited ("LCH.Clearnet"). 

LSEG can confirm that it is currently in discussions with LCH.Clearnet regarding a potential transaction.

These discussions are at an early stage and there can be no certainty that any action or agreement will result.

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