Company Description (as filed with the SEC)
MarketAxess Holdings Inc. (the “Company” or “MarketAxess”) operates a leading electronic trading platform that allows investment industry professionals to efficiently trade corporate bonds and other types of fixed-income instruments. Our approximately 1,000 active institutional investor clients (firms that executed at least one trade in U.S. or European fixed-income securities through our electronic trading platform during 2012) include investment advisers, mutual funds, insurance companies, public and private pension funds, bank portfolios, broker-dealers and hedge funds. Our 87 broker-dealer market-maker clients provide liquidity on the platform and include most of the leading broker-dealers in global fixed-income trading. Through our Corporate BondTickerTM service, we provide fixed-income market data, analytics and compliance tools that help our clients make trading decisions. ... More ...