Singapore-Australia exchange: full reaction

Author: | Published: 27 Oct 2010

The proposed merger between Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) and Australia Securities Exchange (ASX) could offer a cheaper alternative to Hong Kong’s more expensive listing process.

Mayer Brown JSM’s Hong Kong-based partner, Jeckle Chiu, said the union could offer great strategic value for the parties concerned. It would combine the world's fastest trading engine, offered by SGX with the immediate presence of the resource sector on ASX.

Shearman & Sterling’s Hong-Kong based M&A partner, Peter Chen, said companies...