The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
| Nasdaq: NDAQ
Similar to: London Stock Exchange Group Plc
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is a holding company. It delivers trading, clearing, exchange technology, regulatory, securities listing and public company services across six continents. The company's global offerings include trading and clearing house across multiple asset classes, market data products, financial indexes, capital formation solutions, financial services and market technology products and services. It operates in four segments: Market Services, Listing Services, Information Services and Technology Solutions. The Market Services segment includes the U.S. and European Transaction Services businesses, as well as access services, market data and broker services businesses. It offers trading on multiple exchanges and facilities across several asset classes, including cash equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and ETFs. This segment also provides clearing, settlement, and depository services. The Listing Services segment includes U.S. and European listing services businesses. It offers capital raising solutions to companies around the globe. The Information Services segment includes market data products and index licensing and services businesses. Market Data Products business includes U.S. and European market data products and index data products businesses. The Technology Solutions segment includes corporate solutions and market technology businesses. This segment provides technology solutions for trading, clearing, settlement and information dissemination and also offers facility management integration, surveillance solutions and advisory services. The company was formerly known as The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. and changed its name to The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. in February 2008. The NASDAQ OMX Group was founded by Gordon S. Macklin in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.