March 28, 2018 / 3:05 PM / 25 days ago

CME in advanced talks to buy NEX for 4 bln pounds -Bbg

March 28 (Reuters) - U.S. exchange operator CME Group Inc is in advanced talks to acquire Britain's NEX Group Plc for about 4 billion pounds ($5.64 billion), Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. bloom.bg/2E28b6Z

NEX Group had said earlier this month that it had received a preliminary takeover approach from CME Group.

NEX and CME declined to comment.

$1 = 0.7094 pounds Reporting by Parikshit Mishra in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva

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