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Bats Global Markets, Inc.


Sector(s) | Subsector(s) Technology | Financial Technology
Investment Year 2013
Status Past | IPO: BZX: BATS; Acquired by CBOE Holdings, Inc.
Location Kansas City, MO
Region North America
Exited Year 2017

Bats Global Markets is a leading global operator of exchanges and services for financial markets.

Bats develops and operates electronic markets for the trading of listed cash equity securities in the U.S. and Europe, and listed equity options in the U.S. The company completed its IPO on the Bats BZX exchange in April 2016. Bats was acquired by CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) for $3.4 billion in February 2017.

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Aug 14, 2013

Spectrum Equity and TA Associates Acquire Stake in BATS Global Markets

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