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Aquis Exchange to buy NEX Exchange from CME Group

LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) - Bourse services group Aquis Exchange will buy British growth stocks platform NEX Exchange from CME Group for a nominal one pound plus 2.7 million pounds ($3.4 million) to cover NEX's working capital, Aquis said on Friday.

Aquis said the deal will help its ambition to become the leading exchange services group in Europe, with a focus on listings for smaller or 'growth' companies.

($1 = 0.7950 pounds) (Reporting by Lawrence White; editing by Jason Neely)