IEX Group

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IEX is the first equity trading venue seeded by a consortium of buy-side investors, including mutual funds, hedge funds, and family offices. IEX operates a fair-access platform for any qualified broker dealer and was built on the principle of investor protection, delivered through its proprietary anti-colocation architecture and simplified pricing and rule set. 
TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQNew York, NY, US
Websiteiextrading.com
Employee Ratings4

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)132(-8%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at IEX Group

Brad Katsuyama

Brad Katsuyama

Chief Executive Officer, Board Member
Ronan Ryan

Ronan Ryan

President, Board Member
Rob Park

Rob Park

Chief Technology Officer, Board Member
Sara Furber

Sara Furber

Chief Financial Officer, Board Member
Sophia Lee

Sophia Lee

General Counsel
Kate Gunning

Kate Gunning

Chief Marketing Officer
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IEX Group Office Locations

IEX Group has an office in New York
New York, NY, US (HQ)
3 World Trade Center 58th Floor
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IEX Group Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2012

IEX Group total Funding

$100.9 m

IEX Group latest funding size

$75 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago

IEX Group investors

IEX Group's latest funding round in September 2014 was reported to be $75 m. In total, IEX Group has raised $100.9 m
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IEX Group Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

93/100

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IEX Group Online and Social Media Presence

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IEX Group Company Culture

  • CEO Rating

    D-

    60/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    73/100

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IEX Group Blogs

Do Minimum Quantities Maximize Performance?

An Analysis of MQ usage on IEX ExchangeBy Sean Spector and Tori DeweyMinimum quantity (“MQ”) is a tool that allows traders to limit their orders to trading with counterparties only above a certain size.Traditionally, market participants have used MQs as a way to profile counterparties and reduce int…

Minimum Quantities Part III: Opportunity Cost

by Sean Spector and Tori DeweyMinimum quantity (MQ) is popular among traders as a tool for improving execution quality. As an exchange, we have a unique perspective on the effectiveness of MQ use. In this three-part series, we attempt to quantify how effective MQ use is in optimizing execution.There…

Updating the IEX Exchange Architecture for 2021

In mid-January 2021, we plan to update a part of the IEX Exchange architecture. The delay imposed on the dissemination of all outbound messages — including IEX market data and outbound order messages to Members — will be reduced from 350 to 37 microseconds — much closer to a real-time basis.This is …

Minimum Quantities Part II: Information Leakage

by Sean Spector and Tori DeweyMinimum quantity (MQ) is popular among traders as a tool for improving execution quality. As an exchange, we have a unique perspective on the effectiveness of MQ use. In this three-part series, we attempt to quantify how effective MQ use is in optimizing execution.There…

Minimum Quantities Part I: Adverse Selection

by Sean Spector and Tori DeweyMinimum Quantity (MQ) is popular among traders as a tool for improving execution quality. As an exchange, we have a unique perspective on the effectiveness of MQ use. In this three-part series, we attempt to quantify how effective MQ use is in optimizing execution.There…

The 100-Second Dash:

The Episodic Dynamics of LiquidityBuy when there is supply and sell when there is demand.It’s a simple mantra, but it can have huge implications. To have less impact, traders need to be able to take advantage when liquidity is abundant and remain patient when it is not.Liquidity is not evenly spread…
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IEX Group Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was IEX Group founded?

    IEX Group was founded in 2012.

  • Who are IEX Group key executives?

    IEX Group's key executives are Brad Katsuyama, Ronan Ryan and Rob Park.

  • How many employees does IEX Group have?

    IEX Group has 132 employees.

  • Who are IEX Group competitors?

    Competitors of IEX Group include FeeX, Topline and Panmure Gordon.

  • Where is IEX Group headquarters?

    IEX Group headquarters is located at 3 World Trade Center 58th Floor, New York.

  • Where are IEX Group offices?

    IEX Group has an office in New York.

  • How many offices does IEX Group have?

    IEX Group has 1 office.