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Company Overview of BATS Global Markets, Inc.
BATS Global Markets, Inc. operates securities markets in the United States and Europe. It operates stock exchanges that serve as primary listings venues for exchange-traded products facilitating to trade equities across various indices. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas with additional offices in New York and London. BATS Global Markets, Inc. was formerly a subsidiary of Tradebot Systems, Inc.
8050 Marshall Drive
Lenexa, KS 66214
Founded in 2005
Key Executives for BATS Global Markets, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer of BATS Chi-X Europe
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
BATS Global Markets, Inc. Key Developments
BATS Global Markets, Inc. Announces Executive Changes
Jul 22 14
BATS Global Markets, Inc. announced the departure of William O'Brien as President, effective immediately, with CEO Joe Ratterman reassuming the additional role of President. Ratterman previously held both the CEO and President roles from June 2007 through January 2014. He joined the company in June 2005 as a founding employee. The full executive team will report directly to Mr. Ratterman.
BATS Global Markets, Inc. Unveils BATS One Market Data Feed
Jun 30 14
BATS Global Markets, Inc. announced the upcoming roll-out of the BATS One Feed, a market data product that provides cost-effective, high-quality quote and trade information for market participants looking for comprehensive, real-time market data across all of BATS' markets. The BATS One Feed delivers a unified view of the aggregated quotes (Best Bid and Offer), trades (Last Sale), and optional depth information (5 levels), including size, for all four equity exchanges operated by BATS. Accordingly, the BATS One Feed will have the most comprehensive content of any exchange-provided market data product with respect to real-time market information. The BATS One Feed will be offered in two versions that allow recipients to select the levels of quote information they wish to receive: BATS One Summary Feed (The aggregate top prices across all BATS' exchanges + Last Sale) and BATS One Premium Feed (Top + Last Sale + 5 levels of aggregate depth). Both versions of the BATS One Feed will provide aggregated quote and trade updates for the four equities exchanges operated by BATS. The BATS One Premium Feed will also include aggregate depth information (5 levels) for all four exchanges. With one connection protocol and a simple license for all exchanges, the BATS One Feed allows for easy user administration and a streamlined technology interface. The BATS One Feed will be available on August 1, 2014, subject to filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The product will not become fee liable until October 1, 2014, after which, interested vendors will receive up to three months free as they integrate the product into their systems and obtain new users.
BATS Global Markets Announces Opening of Chicago Office and New York Office Expansion
Jun 26 14
BATS Global Markets plans to open a Chicago office and expand its New York City presence due to the Direct Edge Holdings merger. BATS, based at 8050 Marshall Drive in Lenexa, Kan. since September 2008, occupies about 35,000 square feet in the building with 104 associates. The Chicago office will be located at 200 South Wacker Drive.
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