The amount of the transaction may exceed $ 30 billion.
Intercontinental Exchange, which owns the New York Stock Exchange, has made an eBay purchase offer. According to the Wall Street Journal, which reported this, the deal is valued at more than $ 30 billion.
The publication clarifies that at present the companies are not in official negotiations, and there are no guarantees that eBay will agree to the deal.
The Intercontinental Exchange is primarily interested in the eBay auction, and not in the advertising division, which is considering selling on eBay.
Both Intercontinental Exchange and eBay declined to comment.