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Nine New iShares ETFs Listing on The Bats ETF Marketplace Today

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. & NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Bats Global Markets, Inc. (Bats: BATS), the #1 U.S. market for the trading of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), today welcomed nine new ETFs from iShares to its U.S. market, the largest number of listings in one day for The Bats ETF Marketplace.

The following ETFs began trading today on The Bats ETF Marketplace, bringing the total number of iShares ETFs listed on Bats' U.S. market to 40:

  • iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Consumer Discretionary ETF (Bats: CNDF)
  • iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Consumer Staples ETF (Bats: CNSF)
  • iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Energy ETF (Bats: ERGF)
  • iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Financials ETF (Bats: FNCF)
  • iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Healthcare ETF (Bats: HCRF)
  • iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Industrials ETF (Bats: INDF)
  • iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Materials ETF (Bats: MATF)
  • iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Technology ETF (Bats: TCHF)
  • iShares Edge MSCI Multifactor Utilities ETF (Bats: UTLF)

The products are part of the new iShares Edge ETF suite launched today by BlackRock. iShares Edge is a clearly defined suite of iShares factor ETFs, covering minimum volatility, single and multifactor funds. iShares Edge will cover 26 existing and 9 new factor-based funds representing more than $28B in AUM.

"We are excited to help iShares launch these ETFs as part of their new Edge suite, which is designed to capture the power of factors to help reduce risk or enhance returns," said Laura Morrison, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Exchange-Traded Products at Bats. "Since welcoming iShares as the first issuer on Bats when we launched our listings business, we have valued each and every product they have brought to our market. We are proud that 40 iShares products now call the Bats ETF Marketplace home."

Bats ranks as the top exchange operator for ETF trading with the Bats Exchanges – BYX, BZX, EGDA, EDGX – executing 24.7% of all ETF trading for the month of April 2016. Bats has been the #1 U.S. market for ETF trading and the #2 U.S. market for overall equities trading for every month of 2016.

Additional information regarding listing and trading on The Bats ETF Marketplace is available on the Bats website. ETF issuers interested in joining the many firms listing on Bats may email listings@bats.com.

About Bats Global Markets, Inc.

Bats Global Markets, Inc., is a leading global operator of exchanges and services for financial markets, dedicated to Making Markets Better. We are the second-largest stock exchange operator in the U.S., operate the largest stock exchange and trade reporting facility in Europe, and are the #1 market globally for ETF trading. We also operate two fast-growing U.S. options exchanges. In the global foreign exchange market, we operate Hotspot. ETF.com, a leading provider of ETF news, data and analysis, is a wholly-owned subsidiary. The company is headquartered in Kansas City with offices in New York, London, Chicago, San Francisco and Singapore. Visit bats.com and @BatsGlobal for more information.

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