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Posted on: June 27, 2014

BATS Global Markets renews lease in Lenexa

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has announced that it has signed a 10-year lease renewal for its Lenexa global headquarters. The stock exchange, which is based at 8050 Marshall Drive, employs 104 workers in Kansas and will bring more than 30 new jobs to the state during the next five years.

“Since launching BATS in a North Kansas City storefront almost 10 years ago, we’ve been committed to providing a great work environment for our associates,” said BATS CEO Joe Ratterman. “We’re proud to be based in Kansas City and we consider our headquarters to be one of the keys to our success with the region’s deep pool of technology, operations and management talent helping us to become one of the largest stock exchange operators in the world. We’re also excited to open a Chicago office to support our many customers in the Chicago area, a key center of U.S. equities and options trading, while expanding our New York presence at 17 State.”

“BATS Global Markets has grown rapidly in Kansas,” said Kansas Commerce Secretary Pat George. “Congratulations to the company for extending its lease in Lenexa. It is an important job creator and driver of growth for the local and state economy.”

BATS has been headquartered in Lenexa since September 2008 and occupies approximately 35,000 square feet in its building. The company also operates an office in London with 59 associates. The office is located in the heart of London’s traditional financial center.

About BATS Global Markets, Inc.
BATS Global Markets Inc. is a leading global operator of securities markets. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges – BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA. The company is an important listing venue for ETFs and other structured products and also operates BATS Options, a U.S. equity options market. In Europe, BATS operates the largest pan-European equities exchange, offering trading and listing services across 15 major European markets. The company is headquartered in Kansas City with offices in the New York area and London. Further information on BATS can be found at bats.com or on Twitter @BATSGlobal.

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