Getco to buy Knight Capital for $1.4 billion

Published December 19, 2012

| Reuters

Knight Capital Group Inc said it will be acquired by Getco Holdings Co in a deal valued at $1.4 billion in cash and stock.

Knight shareholders will have the right to elect either $3.75 per share in cash or one share of common stock of the new company.

(Reporting by Tanya Agrawal in Bangalore)