New York Stock Exchange Being Sold for $8 Billion

Thursday December 20, 2012 5:59 AM - One Comment

stock-exchange-buildingThe New York Stock Exchange is being sold to a rival exchange for about $8 billion, ending more than two centuries of independence for the iconic Big Board.

IntercontinentalExchange Inc., an upstart exchange based in Atlanta, said Thursday that NYSE Euronext Inc. shareholders can chose to receive either $33.12 in cash, .2581 IntercontinentalExchange Inc. shares, or a combination of $11.27 in cash plus .1703 shares of stock.

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One Response to “New York Stock Exchange Being Sold for $8 Billion”

1. Comment from RAM
Time December 20, 2012 at 10:16 AM

This used to be a lot of money.

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