Deutsche Boerse chief investigated for alleged insider trading — Irish Times

German police and prosecutors investigating possible insider trading by the head of Deutsche Boerse have searched the office and apartment of the man who is leading a planned merger with the London Stock Exchange.

State prosecutors in Frankfurt said the investigation centred on whether secret merger talks with the London Stock Exchange were under way when Deutsche Boerse chief executive Carsten Kengeter bought shares in his company in December 2015.

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