Bats Resurrects IPO Plan Three Years After a Botched Attempt

  • In a rare move, Bats was forced to withdraw its 2012 offering
  • Though little known, 10-year-old firm is a titan of trading

Bats Global Markets Inc., which runs U.S. and European stock markets, resurrected plans for an initial public offering three-and-a-half years after an error in the company’s trading software wrecked a previous attempt to list its shares.

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