October 26, 2016 2:40 AM ET

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Company Overview of BATS Global Markets, Inc.

Company Overview

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

Suite 120

Lenexa, KS 66214

United States

Founded in 2005

323 Employees





Key Executives for BATS Global Markets, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 48
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Co-Founder, Global Chief Information Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 38
Total Annual Compensation: $837.5K
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer
Age: 51
Total Annual Compensation: $718.9K
Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of Bats Chi-X Europe
Age: 54
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Head of US Markets and Executive Vice President
Age: 40
Total Annual Compensation: $652.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

BATS Global Markets, Inc. Key Developments

BATS Global Markets, Inc., CBOE Holdings, Inc. - M&A Call

BATS Global Markets, Inc., CBOE Holdings, Inc. - M&A Call

CBOE Reportedly In Talks To Buy Bats Global

CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NasdaqGS:CBOE) is in talks to acquire BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS:BATS), according to people familiar with the matter. An agreement could be announced within weeks, though no final decision has been made and the talks may still fall apart, the people said, asking not to be identified as the matter is private. A spokeswoman for Bats, which went public in April in a long-awaited initial public offering, declined to comment.

Bats Global Markets, Inc. Welcomes Vaneck as New U.S. Issuer, Building Upon European Relationship

Bats Global Markets, Inc. welcomed VanEck as a U.S. issuer on the Bats ETF Marketplace, building upon the European relationship between the two companies. VanEck launched two funds - the VanEck Vectors™ AMT-Free 12-17 Year Municipal Index ETF (Bats: ITML) and the VanEck Vectors™ AMT-Free 6-8 Year Municipal Index ETF adding to the four funds VanEck previously launched on Bats Europe. The 12-17 Year issue seeks to replicate the price and yield performance of the Barclays AMT-Free 12-17 Year Intermediate Continuous Municipal Index, while the 6-8 Year fund seeks to replicate, the price and yield performance of the Barclays AMT-Free 6-8 Year Intermediate Continuous Municipal Index. Additional information is available at https://www.vaneck.com.

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