The London Metal Exchange sent 15 non-disclosure agreements to potential bidders last month,...

|By:, SA News Editor

The London Metal Exchange sent 15 non-disclosure agreements to potential bidders last month, sources say, and at least two serious suitors have emerged for a deal that could be worth as much as $1.5B. The whisper list of potential acquirers includes CME Group (CME), IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) and ICAP (IAPLY.PK).