Ballista and Mixit Announce a Global Distribution
April 30, 2010 09:47 AM Eastern Daylight Time
NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Ballista Securities LLC, operator of the Ballista Alternative
Trading System (ATS) for block options, announced they are partnering with Mixit, Inc. to add the Ballista
execution venue onto Mixit’s global connectivity network.
Mixit's user base will be able to access Ballista via a secure connection or through Mixit's options and equities
trading platforms. Focused on equity options, Ballista reduces the time and manual effort required to execute block
option and volatility orders by providing an electronic alternative to current manual trading methods.
“Mixit, Inc. is widely recognized in the institutional trading community for its agnostic, trader-focused approach to the
development of advanced financial technology solutions,” said Mark Monahan, Ballista CEO. “We are very excited
to be offering the Ballista services to their growing base of end users.” Walter Fitzgerald, CEO for Mixit said,
“Based on strong demand for our options OMS this partnership with Ballista will further strengthen the suite of
services currently available to equity options traders on our platform while adhering to our principals of anonymity
and innovation. Ballista will both enhance liquidity and increase the number of execution venues available to traders
on our platform who trade large numbers of option contracts.”
About Ballista Securities LLC:
Ballista Securities, operator of the Ballista Alternative Trading System, offers equity options traders an efficient,
anonymous and reliable platform for delta-neutral strategies, complex transactions and block options trades. For
more information, please contact Ballista Sales at 800-434-7552 or via email at email@example.com
About Mixit, Inc.
Mixit Inc. is the market leader of advanced multi-asset OMS trading technology. Mixit provides extensive FIX
based network connectivity services to the domestic and i