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BATS Global Markets Receives “Best Exchange Technology” for 2nd Consecutive Year at Market’s Choice Awards

BATS Global Markets, Inc. (BATS), a leading global operator of securities markets, today announced the company was named “Best Exchange Technology” at the 2014 Market’s Choice Awards, as voted by industry participants and the editors of Markets Media magazine.

“We are honored to be recognized for the second year in a row for delivering excellence in exchange technology,” said Chris Isaacson, Chief Information Officer of BATS Global Markets. “We remain committed to further innovation and technological advancement and thank the industry and Markets Media for the award.”

The Market’s Choice Awards, created and awarded by Markets Media, recognize industry leaders across more than 20 categories including exchanges, sell-side desks, institutional investors, hedge funds, and technology providers. The Awards ceremony took place in New York City Thursday.

Separately, Mr. Isaacson was again recognized earlier this year in Institutional Investor’s 2014 Trading Technology 40, having appeared on the list since its inception in 2012, coming in this year at #8 compared to #17 in 2013.

About BATS Global Markets, Inc.

BATS Global Markets, Inc. is a leading global operator of securities markets, committed to Making Markets Better for traders, investors and issuers. In the U.S., BATS operates four stock exchanges – BZX, BYX, EDGX and EDGA – and regularly ranks as the top market for ETF and retail-driven liquidity. 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. With its world-class proprietary technology and relentless customer focus, BATS strives to bring efficiency, transparency and fairness to market participants. The company is headquartered in Kansas City with offices in the New York area and London. Further information on BATS can be found at www.bats.com and by following us on Twitter @BATSGlobal.

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