MarketAxess Holdings Inc.’s Acquisition Of LiquidityEdge LLC


Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP advised LiquidityEdge LLC on the deal.

LiquidityEdge LLC announced its sale to MarketAxess Holdings Inc., the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for fixed-income securities, and the provider of market data and post-trade services for the global fixed-income markets. The acquisition is valued at $150 million, including $100 million in cash and $50 million in MarketAxess stock.

LiquidityEdge LLC in its sale to MarketAxess Holdings Inc., the operator of a leading electronic trading platform for fixed-income securities, and the provider of market data and post-trade services for the global fixed-income markets. The acquisition is valued at $150 million, including $100 million in cash and $50 million in MarketAxess stock.

The team included James Fischer (Picture), Beth Diffley and associates Alex Meiseles, Caroline Henry, Danielle Fine and Augustas Baliulis.

Involved fees earner: Augustas Baliulis – Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Elizabeth Diffley – Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Danielle Fine – Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; James Fischer – Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Caroline Henry – Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP; Alexander Meiseles – Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;

Law Firms: Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP;

Clients: LiquidityEdge LLC;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti