MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.
Nov 29, 2010
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MarketAxess Expands Trading Platform to Asia Pacific Institutional Investors

NEW YORK and LONDON, November 29, 2010 – MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: MKTX), the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for U.S. and European high-grade corporate bonds, emerging markets bonds, derivatives and other types of fixed-income securities, today announced that it will expand its leading credit trading platform to include institutional investors based in the Asia Pacific region.

MarketAxess has delivered innovative and customized trading and connectivity solutions over the past decade to US and European buy-side institutions, and that experience will be helpful in expanding our presence in the Asia Pacific trading community,” said T. Kelley Millet, president of MarketAxess. “Our award-winning trading system can connect Asian institutional investors, including central banks, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and asset and wealth managers, to our global network of brokerdealers.”

MarketAxess is a Recognized Market Operator in Singapore and an Authorized Automated Trading Service in Hong Kong.

About MarketAxess

MarketAxess operates a leading electronic trading platform that enables investment industry professionals to efficiently trade corporate bonds and other types of fixed-income instruments. MarketAxess' patented trading technology allows institutional investor clients to request competitive, executable bids or offers from multiple broker-dealers simultaneously, and to execute trades with the broker-dealer of their choice.

Approximately 800 institutional investors are active users of the MarketAxess trading platform, accessing the global liquidity provided by MarketAxess' 77 broker-dealer clients in U.S. high-grade corporate bonds, European bonds, high yield and emerging markets bonds, agency bonds and credit default swaps.

MarketAxess also offers a number of trading-related products and services, including: market data to assist clients with trading decisions; connectivity solutions that facilitate straight-through processing; technology services to optimize trading environments; and execution services for exchange-traded fund managers and other clients.

MarketAxess maintains its headquarters in New York and has offices in London, Chicago and Salt Lake City. For more information, please visit www.marketaxess.com.

U.S. Media Relations Contacts:
Trey Gregory
MarketAxess Holdings Inc.
+1-212-813-6382

William McBride
Kreab Gavin Anderson
+1-212-515-1970

Europe/Asia Media Relations Contacts:
Paddy Turner
MarketAxess Holdings Inc.
+ 44 (0)20 7709 3228

Andrew Nicolls
MHP Communications
+44 (0)20 3128 8581