Batstrading.co.uk will be decommissioned on 9th December 2016.
Bats Europe information can now be found at www.bats.com/europe/equities/.
URLs for data/reporting tools will continue to be supported.

Become a Participant of Bats Europe

Bats' diverse group of trading Participants continues to grow. Qualification and subscription details are below.

Your firm must be either an EEA regulated investment firm or credit institution.

Firms that are not EEA regulated may also be eligible to become a Participant, and should contact Participant Services to find out if they are able to qualify. Note: The steps set out below can be completed separately or in parallel.

  • Step
    1

    Documentation

    Complete and sign the following two documents and e-mail them to Participant Services:

    You should also review the Rule Book and the Participant Manual, which set out policies, procedures and technology used by Bats, and the UK SDRT Intermediaries Relief Form if you intend to trade UK stocks. For more information on Step #1, please contact Participant Services.

    Participant Services
    Bats Europe
    Phone: Work +44 20 7012 8902
    Email:
    http://www.batstrading.co.uk
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  • Step
    2

    Market Data

    Firms can choose to receive Market Data directly from Bats or via a third party vendor. For more information about the use of Bats’ market data please review the following documents:

    If you would like to receive or distribute Market Data directly from Bats, please review and complete the following documents:

    Firms who wish to receive Market Data via a vendor will need to sign an agreement with their chosen vendor and should also review the Bats Market Data Policy.

    For more information on Step #2, please contact the Market Data team.

    Market Data
    Bats Europe
    Phone: Work +44 20 7012 8907
    Email:
    http://www.batstrading.co.uk
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  • Step
    3

    Connection

    Firms can connect to Bats directly or via a service provider. To learn about connectivity to Bats, click the documents below.

    If your firm trades via a hosted Service Provider solution, contact your representative and ask them to add Bats as a destination to your firm's account. You can view a list of Service Providers that have established relationships with Bats. For more information on Step #3, please contact the Bats Trade Desk.

    Trade Desk
    Bats Europe
    Phone: Work +44 20 7012 8901
    Email:
    http://www.batstrading.co.uk
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  • Step
    4

    Clearing

    Your firm will need to have appropriate clearing arrangements in place with a central counterparty.

    Review the Trade Clearing Process flyer for more information on interoperable clearing available at Bats.

    After your firm's connection to Bats has been established and the documentation is in place, you'll make your first trade to verify the clearing process. Then you're ready to enjoy the low-cost, high-speed trading that Bats provides.

    For more information on Step #4, please contact:

    Post Trade
    Bats Europe
    Phone: Work +44 20 7012 8957
    Email:
    http://www.batstrading.co.uk
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