BATS Global Markets - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

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BATS Global Markets M&A Summary

BATS Global Markets has acquired 4 companies of its own. It has also divested 1 asset.

BATS Global Markets’ largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Hotspot FX for $365M. BATS Global Markets has acquired in 2 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include financial services (75%) and information services (25%).

BATS Global Markets Ownership

Who owns BATS Global Markets?

BATS Global Markets is owned by CBOE Global Markets. It was acquired on March 1, 2017.

Was BATS Global Markets formerly PE-backed?

Yes. BATS Global Markets was formerly owned by 2 private investors.

BATS Global Markets Business Overview

Where is BATS Global Markets headquartered?

BATS Global Markets is headquartered in Lenexa, Kansas.

What sector is BATS Global Markets in?

BATS Global Markets is a financial services company.

When was BATS Global Markets founded?

BATS Global Markets was founded in 2005.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 3

BATS Global Markets, Inc.

8050 Marshall Drive,
Lenexa, Kansas 66214
United States,
(913) 815-7000
www.batstrading.com

BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS) is a operator of securities markets, serving the needs of customers in the U.S. and European equities and listings industries, as well as the U.S. options market. The company recently merged with Direct Edge Holdings LLC and is focused on Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $365M $365M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ETF.com 2021-02-08 - Divestiture
San Francisco, California · www.etf.com
ETF.com 2016-03-29 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.etf.com
Hotspot FX, Inc. 2015-01-28 365M USD Divestiture
Jersey City, New Jersey · www.hotspotfx.com
Direct Edge LLC 2013-08-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Jersey City, New Jersey · www.directedge.com
Chi-X Europe Ltd. 2011-11-30 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.chi-xeurope.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Financial Services 3 (75%) 365M (100%) - -
Information Services 1 (25%) - 1 (100%) -
Total 4 $365M 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 365M 1 -
  New Jersey 2 365M - -
  California 1 - 1 -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 3 (75%) 365M (100%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 1 (25%) - - -
Total 4 $365M 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Broadhaven Capital Partners LLC
2
J.P. Morgan Securities
1
Legal Deals
Davis Polk & Wardwell
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $365M
TOTAL $365M
Largest Hotspot FX, Inc.
$365M (2015-01-28)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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