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 through three business segments: Market Services, Issuer Services and Market Technology. 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 Issuer Services segment includes Global Listing Services and Global Index Group businesses. It offers capital raising solutions to companies around the globe. The Global Listing Services business includes the U.S. Listings, European Listings, and Corporate Solutions businesses. The Global Index Group business develops and licenses NASDAQ OMX branded indexes, associated derivatives, and financial products. The Market Technology segment delivers technology and services to marketplaces, brokers, and regulators throughout the world. This segment provides technology solutions for trading, clearing, settlement and information dissemination, and also offers facility management integration, surveillance solutions, and advisory services. The NASDAQ OMX Group was founded by Gordon S. Macklin in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.