NASDAQ OMX Group obtains DOJ clearance for acquisition of certain Thomson Reuters Corporation assets
Clients NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., The
Jones Day assisted The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. ("NASDAQ") in securing antitrust clearance from the U.S. Department of Justice, without the issuance of a Second Request, in its acquisition of certain assets of Thomson Reuters Corporation ("Thomson") for $390 million in cash. The acquisition involves the Investor Relations, Public Relations, and Multimedia Solutions segments of Thomson's Corporate Services business. Both NASDAQ's Corporate Solutions and Thomson's Corporate Services businesses provide investor relations desktops and analytics, web-based products and services, and public relations channels. The acquisition provides NASDAQ a greater international presence and diversification of its revenue stream beyond traditional trading businesses.