MarketAxess is an innovative, award-winning electronic trading platform delivering valuable technology solutions for the institutional credit markets.

MarketAxess' leading electronic trading platform enables investment industry professionals in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia to efficiently trade corporate bonds and other types of fixed-income securities. Its patented request-for-quote (RFQ) technology enables U.S. institutional investors located around the world to request and receive simultaneous, competitive and executable bids or offers from multiple global and regional dealers. Over 1000 investor and broker-dealer firms are active users of the MarketAxess trading platform.

The trading system supports electronic trading in U.S. high-grade corporate bonds, eurobonds, high yield/crossover bonds, emerging markets bonds, U.S. agency securities and credit default swaps (CDS).

Since MarketAxess' inception, total global trading volume has exceeded $2.8 trillion. In this time, MarketAxess has introduced numerous electronic trading innovations including:

MarketAxess has been recognized by Credit magazine as the "Best Trading Platform (Multi-Dealer to Client)" in the U.S. and the "Best e-Trading Platform for Corporate Bonds and CDS" in Europe in 2010.

Straight Through Processing (STP) tools allow clients to create, negotiate and execute orders, deliver trade allocations to dealer counterparties and receive allocation acknowledgements - all with seamless front-to-back office system integration. While STP connectivity can help investor clients to realize the full benefits of electronic trading, MarketAxess also offers API (application program interface) solutions to the dealer community.