BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS) is a leading operator of securities markets in the U.S. and Europe. 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. BATS is currently the third-largest equities exchange operator both in the U.S. and globally.
The BATS markets are powered by a proprietary technology platform that was developed by a core team of BATS market and technology professionals. Our mission is "to make markets better" through innovations in technology, performance, pricing, market structure and customer service.
BATS is comprised of the following businesses: