Eyeing Options, Listings, BATS Looks To Expand

Jaworski, Alexa
February 2009
Securities Industry News;2/2/2009, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the expansion plans of U.S. equities platform BATS Exchange. BATS, since transitioning itself from an electronic communications network in November 2008, has strived to increase its market share and expand its global presence, as well as some of the opportunities opened up by its new status. The exchange is looking into adding an asset class and entering the listings business in Europe. An interview with chief executive officer (CEO) Joe Ratterman about such plans is also presented.


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