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Bats, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOE) company, and market for exchange-traded product (ETP) trading globally, today welcomed thirty iShares funds to the Bats ETF Marketplace, the largest single transfer the exchange has handled.
The funds, which have consolidated assets under management over $110 billion, bring the total number of iShares funds listed on Bats to 75.
Laura Morrison, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Exchange-Traded Products at Bats, said:
We have worked tenaciously and creatively to ensure the Bats ETF Marketplace provides the best opportunity for issuers to realize the true potential of their funds – both new and existing – and believe this is epitomized in today’s transfer of 30 iShares funds. The iShares team have been enduring and exceptional teammates and we are proud to expand our relationship by providing the highest quality markets and services for their investors.
Year-to-date, Bats has welcomed 89 ETFs to its U.S. market. In the second quarter of 2017, Bats welcomed a total of 26 ETFs to the Bats ETF Marketplace, and year-to-date has won 40 percent of all new U.S. ETF listings. There are now 221 ETFs listed on Bats ETF Marketplace, from 37 different issuers