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JLN Exchange Leader Series 2017: By Leveraging Bats’ Technology, CBOE’s Tilly Wants To Expand Footprint Feature,Mwiki,Video,video

CBOE Holdings arguably had its biggest year in history in 2016 with the purchase of Bats Global Markets for $3.2 billion. The deal expanded CBOE’s footprint in the securities space in the US and in Europe, plus forex as well. It also provided a new technology platform to keep CBOE competitive. “It’s taking this unique product set and distributing it across a much broader geography with a much more diverse business development platform,” said Ed Tilly, chairman and CEO of CBOE. “So we’re going to leverage that presence in London.” Next, CBOE is turning its attention toward the migration of…

Guy Simpkin, Bats Europe – The Difficulties of Business Development MWEd,Video,video

“Perhaps the finest leader [Britain] has ever had once suggested that the three hardest things a man can do is, one, to climb a wall that’s leaning towards him, [another is] to kiss a girl that’s leaning away from him, and the third one is to make an after dinner speech. Now, had Winston Churchill turned his hand to business development, I do wonder whether or not he might have changed that last one around a little bit.” How often do you think you have a pretty solid idea, only to realize that someone has already done it? Guy Simpkin,…