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BATS

Acquired by CBOE 3/17

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CBOE Holdings

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07:03

Bats Global Markets reports 11.7% U.S. options market share in September

Bats Global Markets (BATS) reported September data and highlights, including its second-best month on record for its U.S. options business, with 11.7% market share. Highlights for September include: Announcing a transaction agreement with CBOE Holdings (CBOE) under which CBOE will acquire Bats to create one of the largest market operators around the globe. Remaining the #1 U.S. market operator for ETF trading, executing 24.7% of all volume during the month. In addition, Bats has won 25% of all new U.S. ETF listings year-to-date vs only 9% for full-year 2015; Maintaining its position as the second-largest U.S. Equities market operator with 20.9% market share; Retaining its position as the largest European stock exchange with 22.7% market share and the largest trade reporting facility with EUR347.5 billion reported to BXTR for the month;

BATS

Acquired by CBOE 3/17

$29.81

-0.52 (-1.71%)

CBOE

CBOE Holdings

$65.89

-0.92 (-1.38%)

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BATS Acquired by CBOE 3/17
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RBCM
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UPGRADE
RBCM
Sector Perform
Bats Global Markets upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at RBC Capital
Bats Global Markets (BATS) is being acquired by CBOE Holdings (CBOE) for $32.50 per share.
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RBCM
Sector Perform
CBOE Holdings downgraded on Bats deal at RBC Capital
As noted earlier, RBC Capital downgraded CBOE to Sector Perform from Outperform. Analyst Andrew Bond says that CBOE's growth is "more limited" following is acquisition of Bats (BATS). He says that the transaction exposes CBOE "to less defensible and more competitive asset classes." Target to $68 from $78.
10/04/16
WELS
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UPGRADE
WELS
Outperform
CBOE Holdings upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Christopher Harris upgraded CBOE Holdings (CBOE) to Outperform saying the acquisition of Bats Global Markets (BATS) will create "considerable shareholder value." The analyst views CBOE's risk/reward as compelling and upped his price target range for the shares to $78-$83 from $65-$70.
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EVER
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Target $74
EVER
Buy
CBOE Holdings upgraded to Buy from Hold at Evercore ISI
Evercore ISI analyst Warren Gardiner upgraded CBOE Holdings (CBOE) saying the strategic value of the Bats Global Markets (BATS) acquisition is underappreciated. Gardiner sees potential synergies over time of $85M to $100M versus the $65M target, and likes the product and geographic diversity that Bats brings combined with its technology and position as a low-cost provider. The analyst raised CBOE's price target to $74 from $65 on shares.
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BUCK
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Target $77
BUCK
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CBOE Holdings upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Buckingham
Buckingham upgraded CBOE Holdings (CBOE) to Buy and raised its price target to $77 from $66 following the BATS Global (BATS) acquisition. The firm's analyst said the combined company creates a platform with material long-term growth potential given scale/technology benefits, a deeper management bench, a more diversified product suite and regional growth opportunities.

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