BATS Chi-X Europe - A Pan-European Exchange
BATS Chi-X Europe, which became a Recognised Investment Exchange (RIE) in May 2013, is the largest European equities exchange by market share and value traded and represents the combination in 2011 of the two leading pan-European multilateral trading facilities (MTFs), BATS Europe and Chi-X Europe. BATS Chi-X Europe is the first MTF to make the transition to full RIE status.
Based in London, BATS Chi-X Europe supports competition and drives innovation in the European equities markets. BATS Chi-X Europe offers trading in more than 1,800 of the most liquid equities across 25 indices and 15 major European markets, as well as ETFs, ETCs and international depositary receipts. In addition, BATS Chi-X Europe’s innovative smart order routing service, provided through its FCA authorised broker subsidiary, allows cost-effective access to 13 primary exchanges as well as MTFs. BATS Chi-X Europe trading participants receive world-class support including sophisticated technical port services with real-time monitoring of latency, trading activity, network connectivity and risk management.
BATS Chi-X Europe is the brand name of BATS Trading Limited, a Recognised Investment Exchange regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, and a subsidiary of BATS Global Markets Inc., a leading operator of stock and options markets in the U.S. and Europe.