NEW YORK, April 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: MKTX), the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for fixed-income securities, and the provider of market data and post-trade services for the global fixed-income markets, completed its previously announced acquisition of MuniBrokers, a central electronic venue serving municipal bond inter-dealer brokers and dealers, on April 9, 2021.
Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer of MarketAxess, commented, “We’re excited to add the MuniBrokers community to our growing municipal bond trading marketplace. Our vision is to use innovative technology to create broader trading connections and therefore add more liquidity to the market, which MuniBrokers helps deliver for the broker and dealer community.”
MarketAxess operates a leading, institutional electronic trading platform delivering expanded liquidity opportunities, improved execution quality and significant cost savings across global fixed-income markets. A global network of over 1,800 firms, including the world’s leading asset managers and institutional broker-dealers, leverages MarketAxess’ patented trading technology to efficiently trade bonds. MarketAxess’ award-winning Open Trading™ marketplace is regarded as the preferred all-to-all trading solution in the global credit markets, creating a unique liquidity pool for a broad range of credit market participants. Drawing on its deep data and analytical resources, MarketAxess provides automated trading solutions, market data products and a range of pre- and post-trade services.
MarketAxess is headquartered in New York and has offices in London, Amsterdam, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, São Paulo, Hong Kong and Singapore. For more information, please visit www.marketaxess.com.