Ballista Launches Version 2.0 of their ATS
Innovative Trading Features to Increase Trading Efficiency
February 01, 2010 11:08 AM Eastern Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Ballista Securities LLC, operator of the Ballista ATS for block
options, announced they have completed the significant upgrade via Ballista v.2.0 trading platform. Based on traders’
feedback, the v.2.0 is available now to provide even faster, more intuitive trading. The most significant improvements
Ballista has made in this new release is to the New Trade Initiation Screen.
“We are very excited to release Ballista v.2.0 as it is derived from thorough and insightful client feedback,” said Dr.
Daniel Marques, Ballista’s CTO. He added, “We think Ballista v.2.0 will further our growing reputation as the fast,
innovative and flexible solution for block options trading.”
New Key Initiation Screen Features
A. Users may now navigate the initiation screen with either mouse or keyboard tabbing.
B. Buy and Sell are now automatically populated per option leg based on selecting the bid or offer.
C. The GUI will now intuitively display the strategy type based on the legs and sides selected.
For complete list of new and upgraded features please contact Ballista Sales at 800-434-7552 or via email at
About Ballista Securities LLC:
Ballista Securities, operator of the Ballista Alternative Trading System, offers equity options traders an efficient,
anonymous and reliable platform. This automated and rules-based options trading platform, Ballista ATS, offers
standardization of order-entry for complex order types, user-defined trading filters to manage workflow, and
advanced negotiation capability.
In June 2009, Ballista Securities closed a funding round with strategic investors: International Securities Exchange,
Knight Capital Group, Morgan Stanley and Susquehanna Growth Equity, LLP. Ballista, which received its FINRA
membership in August 2008, began live trading on Ballista A