Bats Global Markets Announces Launch of Debt Refinancing Transaction

Expected to Close in June

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--()--Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats: BATS), a leading global operator of exchanges and services for financial markets, today announced plans to refinance its existing $656 million Term Loan B facilities and $100 million revolving credit facility.

The term loan transaction is expected to be financed through a new $650 million Term Loan B, and funding is scheduled to close in June. There can be no assurance that the refinancing will be completed, in whole or in part.

About Bats Global Markets, Inc.

Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats: BATS) is a leading global operator of exchanges and services for financial markets, dedicated to Making Markets Better. Bats is the second-largest stock exchange operator in the U.S., operates the largest stock exchange and trade reporting facility in Europe, and the #1 market globally for ETF trading. We also operate growing ETF listings venues in the U.S. and Europe, two U.S. options exchanges and Bats Hotspot, our global foreign exchange market. ETF.com, a leading provider of ETF news, data and analysis, is a wholly-owned subsidiary. The company is headquartered in Kansas City with offices in New York, London, Chicago, San Francisco and Singapore. Visit bats.com and @BatsGlobal for more information.

Forward-Looking Statements

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Contacts

Bats Global Markets
MEDIA

Randy Williams
New York
+1.212.378.8522
comms@bats.com
or
INVESTORS
Mark Marriott
Kansas City
+1.913.815.7132
ir@bats.com

Contacts

Bats Global Markets
MEDIA

Randy Williams
New York
+1.212.378.8522
comms@bats.com
or
INVESTORS
Mark Marriott
Kansas City
+1.913.815.7132
ir@bats.com