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Where is the MarketAxess corporate headquarters?

The corporate address of MarketAxess is: 

MarketAxess Holdings Inc
55 Hudson Yarks
Floor 15
New York, NY 10001

Who is the CEO of MarketAxess?

Richard M. (Rick) McVey is our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. To learn more about the MarketAxess senior management team please see our executive profiles page.

Who is on the MarketAxess Board of Directors?

Please visit our Board of Directors page for more detail.

How many employees does MarketAxess currently have?

As of December 31, 2016, MarketAxess had 383 employees.

When was MarketAxess formed?

MarketAxess was formed in April 2000, and pilot trading on our fully disclosed multi-dealer platform began in October 2000. We launched commercial trading on our electronic platform in January 2001 with eight broker-dealer clients. Since that time, our clients have grown to over 1,400 institutional investor and broker-dealer firms.

How many credit institutions trade on the MarketAxess platform?

Over 1,500 institutional investor and broker-dealer firms are active users of the MarketAxess trading platform.

Does MarketAxess have any industry partnerships?

MarketAxess has important industry partnerships with leading fixed-income Order Management System (OMS) providers to buy-side firms, intended to provide investor clients with improved straight-through processing (STP) connectivity throughout the trade cycle.

Is MarketAxess available to both institutional and retail investors?

MarketAxess is only available to institutional investors.

Where can I find more information on corporate governance guidelines and procedures for MarketAxess?

Visit the MarketAxess Investor Relations website for more detail on corporate governance policies and procedures.

Who is the independent auditor for MarketAxess?

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP—located in New York, New York—is the independent auditor for MarketAxess.

Where can I find information about career opportunities at MarketAxess?

Visit our careers page for more information about career opportunities at MarketAxess.

How can I request an annual report or proxy statement about the company?

To download copies of annual reports and proxy statements, please go to the SEC Filings page. To receive a hard copy via mail, please send an e-mail to marketing@marketaxess.com. Other relevant Investor Relations related information may be found at our Investor Relations homepage.

When did MarketAxess make its initial public offering and what was the opening price?

MarketAxess made its initial public offering of its common stock on November 5, 2004, at $11 per share.

Under what symbol do MarketAxess shares trade and on what exchanges are those shares listed?

Under the symbol “MKTX,” MarketAxess common stock is traded on the S&P 500 Index®  and the NASDAQ Stock Market®. MarketAxess is a member of the NASDAQ Global Select Market, a new market classification within the NASDAQ Stock Market® for companies that satisfy the highest initial financial and liquidity qualifications. In addition, MarketAxess is included in the following U.S. equity indices: NASDAQ Composite, Russell 1000, and the Barron’s 400 Index.

Where can I locate MarketAxess financial information online?

View online versions of MarketAxess financial information:

Quarterly Earnings Releases
Annual Reports & Proxy Statements
SEC Filings (Forms 10Q or 10K)

Additional financial information may be found at our Investor Relations homepage.

Where can I find information on trading volumes from MarketAxess?

MarketAxess publishes monthly press releases detailing our trading volumes. Our historical trading volume data is archived and available on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis, and may be found here.

What is the fiscal year for MarketAxess?

The MarketAxess fiscal year ends on December 31.

How can I become a MarketAxess shareholder?

Currently, MarketAxess does not have the ability to sell shares directly to you. You may purchase shares of MarketAxess common stock through your broker.

Does MarketAxess have a Direct Stock Purchase Program?

MarketAxess does not have a Direct Stock Purchase Program.

Who is the transfer agent for MarketAxess common stock?

The transfer agent for MarketAxess is American Stock Transfer & Trust Co and can be contacted at the following address:

American Stock Transfer & Trust Co.
59 Maiden Lane
New York, NY 10038
Phone: (800) 937-5449
Local/Internat’l: (718) 921-8124
Website:Website: www.amstock.com
Email: investors@amstock.com

How do I transfer my common stock or change my address?

If your shares are held through our transfer agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Co, you must contact them in writing. Written notification should include the shareholder's name as stated on the certificate, the new address, the tax identification number and the certificate numbers. Otherwise, contact your stockbroker.

Is MarketAxess subject to regulatory capital requirements?

MarketAxess Corporation is a registered broker-dealer with the Securities and Exchange Commission and a member of FINRA and SIPC. MarketAxess Europe Limited and MarketAxess Capital Limited are authorized and regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority.  MarketAxess Singapore Pte. Limited is recognized by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. The regulated subsidiaries are subject to minimum net capital or financial resource requirements. View the MarketAxess Europe Ltd.  View the MarketAxess Europe Ltd. Pillar 3 Disclosure statement.

Does MarketAxess pay a dividend on its common stock?

Yes. The company's board of directors initiated a regular quarterly dividend in the fourth quarter of 2009.

When was MarketAxess added to the S&P 500 Index?

MarketAxess was added to the S&P 500 Index on July 1, 2019.

Does MarketAxess have a dedicated Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) committee?
Our Nominating and Corporate Governance and Management Committees oversees our ESG-related work and topics.
Do you report on your ESG activities?
We recognize the increasing importance of the reporting process and are currently in the process of gathering all ESG-relevant information and data in an effort to make reporting a more regular business practice. We expect our first ESG report to be available in the first quarter of 2020.
Where can I find information about MarketAxess’ environmental policies?
We believe that climate change and safeguarding the environment are critical issues, ones where we need to operate responsibly. Our commitment to environmental practices is important not only to our customers, but also our employees.  Read more here about our environmental policies.