MARKETAXESS HOLDINGS INC false 0001278021 0001278021 2020-10-08 2020-10-08





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 8, 2020



MarketAxess Holdings Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-34091   52-2230784

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

55 Hudson Yards

New York, New York 10001

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(212) 813-6000

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Common Stock, par value $0.003 per share   MKTX   NASDAQ Global Select Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  

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Item 8.01

Other Events.

On October 8, 2020, MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (the “Company”) amended its Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of October 30, 2015 (as amended, the “Credit Agreement”) with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (“JPMorgan”), as administrative agent and the lenders party thereto, to extend the maturity date of the Credit Agreement until the earlier to occur of (i) the date that the Company enters into a new credit facility with JPMorgan that is intended to replace the Credit Agreement, and (ii) November 16, 2020.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: October 13, 2020   By:  

/s/ Scott Pintoff

  Name:   Scott Pintoff
  Title:   General Counsel and Secretary