BATS Welcomes New iShares Bond ETF

iShares International Aggregate Bond ETF Began Trading Today

KANSAS CITY, Mo. & NEW YORK--()--BATS Global Markets (BATS), the #1 U.S. market for the trading of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), today welcomed the iShares International Aggregate Bond ETF (BATS: IAGG), which began trading today on the BATS ETF Marketplace.

The iShares International Aggregate Bond ETF seeks to track the investment results of the Barclays Global Aggregate ex USD 10% Issuer Capped (Hedged) Index. Additional information on the new ETF is available on the iShares website. iShares, which was the first issuer to list products on BATS, now has 26 ETFs listed on the BATS ETF Marketplace.

BATS ranks as the top exchange operator for ETF trading with the BATS Exchanges – BYX, BZX, EGDA, EDGX – executing 27.2% of all ETF trading in October. BATS has been the #1 U.S. market for ETF trading for every month of 2015 and the #2 U.S. market for overall equities trading.

Additional information regarding listing and trading on the BATS ETF Marketplace is available on the BATS website. ETF issuers interested in joining the many firms listing on BATS may email listings@bats.com.

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About BATS Global Markets, Inc.

BATS Global Markets, Inc., a leading global operator of exchanges and services for financial markets, is committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In Europe, BATS operates the largest pan-European equities exchange, offering trading and listing services across 15 major European markets, as well as BXTR, the continent’s largest trade reporting facility. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges – BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA – and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity. The company is a listing venue for ETFs and other structured products, also operates two U.S. equity options markets – BATS BZX Options and BATS EDGX Options. Globally, BATS serves the foreign exchange (FX) market, the world’s largest asset class, with Hotspot, a leading institutional spot foreign exchange market. With its world-class technology and relentless customer focus, BATS strives to bring efficiency, transparency and fairness to market participants. The company is headquartered in Kansas City with offices in New York, London, Chicago and Singapore. Further information on BATS can be found at www.bats.com and by following us on Twitter @BATSGlobal.

Disclaimer

BATS and its affiliates do not recommend or make any representation as to possible benefits from any securities or investments, or third-party products or services. Investors should undertake their own due diligence regarding their securities and investment practices. This press release speaks only as of this date. BATS disclaims any duty to update the information herein.

Contacts

BATS Global Markets, Inc.
Stacie Fleming (Kansas City), +1-913-815-7193
comms@bats.com
or
Randy Williams (New York), +1-212-378-8522
comms@bats.com

Release Summary

BATS welcomes new iShares Bond ETF to its market.

Contacts

BATS Global Markets, Inc.
Stacie Fleming (Kansas City), +1-913-815-7193
comms@bats.com
or
Randy Williams (New York), +1-212-378-8522
comms@bats.com