BATS’ second IPO could top $2 billion

BATS Global Markets Inc. | Logo courtesy of BATS Global Markets Inc.
BATS Global Markets Inc. | Logo courtesy of BATS Global Markets Inc.

BATS Global Markets Inc. is actively considering taking a second shot at an initial public offering and may file prospectus with the Securities and Exchange Commission as early as December.

Earlier this year, rumors began swirling that BATS was considering another run at an IPO. At the time, CEO Chris Concannon batted down those rumors.

The Lenexa-based stock exchange operator attempted to go public in 2012 but a technical glitch forced it to abandon the plan.

BATS once again will try to launch the IPO on its exchange, but this time with much more rigorous testing before the company’s debut as a public concern.

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