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 3,600 securities across 15 major European markets, over one platform and under one rule book. 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.