Bourse operator Cboe to buy digital asset exchange ErisX

NEW YORK, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Cboe Global Markets (CBOE.Z) said on Wednesday it was buying Eris Digital Holdings (ErisX), a spot and derivatives exchange for digital assets, as the exchange operator seeks to become a major player in the cryptocurrency industry.ErisX, which also runs a regulated clearing house, will be renamed Cboe Digital.Terms of the deal were not disclosed. It is expected to close in the first half of 2022, subject to regulatory approval.”This is a great expansion opportunity and fully aligned with where are customers are asking us to operate,” Cboe Chief Executive Officer Ed Tilly …
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