IPC is now a connectivity provider to Hotspot which is owned and operated by BATS Global Markets, enabling IPC’s diverse ecosystem of buy-side and sell-side clients to gain access to the Hotspot market. Hotspot’s average daily volume in April 2016 was $25.6 billion and total trading volume was $537.4 billion. The company’s diverse customer base is comprised of more than 220 clients including banks, market makers, hedge funds and various institutions.
“We’re pleased to partner with industry providers like IPC to allow our members maximum flexibility and connectivity efficiencies in accessing our market,” said Bill Goodbody, Jr., Senior Vice President and Head of FX at Bats. “We strive to provide our customers with connectivity choice and we are pleased to have IPC on board as a partner, providing more customers access to the strong liquidity on Hotspot.”