NO 251 – JANUARY 2014

WFE Focus
Corporate news

Eurex acquired stake in TAIFEX - Existing strategic partnership strengthened by acquisition

Eurex Zürich AG, a subsidiary of Deutsche Börse AG, is becoming a minority shareholder of the Taiwanese futures exchange TAIFEX. Subject to regulatory approval by the Taiwanese authorities (Investment Commission, Ministry of Economic Affairs), Eurex will acquire a 5-percent stake in TAIFEX from Yuanta Financial Holdings. The agreed purchase price is USD 47 million. The Yuanta Group will remain a shareholder in TAIFEX after the planned sale of the 5-percent stake.