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September 08, 2015 10:09:33 AM

Miami International Holdings Announces the Addition of Jeromee Johnson, Jonathan Dowd and Steve O’Brien To Its Management Team

Miami International Holdings, Inc. (MIH), parent company of the MIAX Options Exchange (MIAX Options®), MIAX Global, LLC (MIAX Global) and Miami International Technologies, LLC (MIAX Technologies), today announced a number of recent additions to its management team. Jeromee Johnson has been named its new Executive Vice President – Head of International Market Development for MIAX Global, Jonathan Dowd has been named a Senior Business Strategist of MIAX Options, and Steve O’Brien has been named Vice President of Global Technology Sales for MIAX Technologies.

MIAX Press Release 09082015

September 01, 2015 12:09:43 PM

MIAX Options Exchange Announces August 2015 Volume Records

MIAX Options Exchange (MIAX®) announced today that it established new monthly volume records for total contracts executed on MIAX and average daily volume (ADV) during August 2015. For the month, over 25 million contracts were executed on MIAX, equating to an ADV of over 1.2 million contracts. MIAX’s record monthly ADV represented a 133% increase compared to its August 2014 ADV, while the over 25 million contracts executed on MIAX represented a 133% increase from the approximately 10.8 million contracts executed in August 2014.

MIAX Press Release 09012015

August 03, 2015 11:08:40 AM

MIAX Options Exchange Announces July 2015 Volume and Market Share Records

MIAX Options Exchange (MIAX®) announced today that it established new monthly volume records for total contracts executed on MIAX and average daily volume (ADV) during July 2015. For the month, over 24.5 million contracts were executed on MIAX, equating to an ADV of over 1.1 million contracts. MIAX’s record monthly ADV represented an 89% increase compared to its July 2014 ADV, while the over 24.5 million contracts executed on MIAX represented a 98% increase from the approximately 12.4 million contracts executed in July 2014.

MIAX Press Release 03082015A

July 06, 2015 10:07:51 AM

MIAX Options Exchange Announces Hiring of John Smollen as Its New Executive Vice President – Head of Exchange Traded Products and Strategic Relations

MIAX Options Exchange (MIAX®) announced today that John Smollen has been hired as its new Executive Vice President – Head of Exchange Traded Products and Strategic Relations. Prior to his hiring, Mr. Smollen provided consulting services to MIAX as a strategic advisor.

MIAX Press Release 07062015

June 01, 2015 11:06:55 AM

MIAX Options Exchange Announces May 2015 Market Share Record and Volume Statistics; CEO to Present at Sandler O’Neill 2015 Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference on June 3, 2015

MIAX Options Exchange (MIAX®) announced today that in May 2015 it established a new MIAX monthly market share record with 7.56% of the overall equity options market share for the month. This new record surpasses the 7.29% mark established in April 2015.  For the month of May 2015, MIAX executed over 20,800,000 million contracts. This equated to an average daily volume of over 1,040,000 contracts, or 2.7 times May 2014 volume.

MIAX Press Release 06012015

April 07, 2015 04:04:51 PM

MIAX Options Exchange Announces Volume and Market Share Records; Ranks #1 in Time at NBBO and Tightest Average Bid/Offer Spread Width among All Pro Rata Options Exchanges

MIAX Options Exchange (MIAX) announced today that for the month of March 2015 MIAX achieved new daily and monthly record volumes, with an average daily volume of 1,006,217 contracts and over 22,000,000 executed contracts for the month, or 2.2 times March 2014 volume. Also during March, MIAX executed over 7 million contracts more than its previous best month. MIAX’s 7.18% of overall equity options volume is a new monthly record and represents a doubling of March 2014 volume.

MIAX Press Release 04072015

February 06, 2015 09:02:15 AM

MIAX Options Exchange Wins 2015 Institutional Trading Award for Best Infrastructure / Technology Initiative

MIAX Options Exchange (MIAX) announced today that it has received the 2015 Wall Street Letter Trading Award for “Best Infrastructure / Technology Initiative by an Exchange / ATS” by a panel of independent judges. The Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards recognize excellence among providers to the institutional trading industry for innovation and achievement over the past year.

MIAX Press Release 02062015

February 04, 2015 01:02:51 PM

MIAX Options Exchange Enters into 2015 Strategic Transaction with Exchange Members

MIAX Options Exchange (MIAX or the Exchange) announced today that it has closed its 2015 equity rights transaction (the Equity Rights Program) whereby seven leading order flow providers and market making MIAX Exchange Member firms entered into strategic agreements with MIAX. The structure of the transaction provides the MIAX members with the right to invest in the Exchange’s parent holding company Miami International Holdings, Inc.

MIAX Press Release 02042015

December 08, 2014 03:12:07 PM

MIAX Options Exchange Commences Third Year of Operations; Announces Operational Highlights for 2014

MIAX Options Exchange (MIAX) announced that it commenced its third year of operations today, having launched on December 7, 2012. “As we begin our third year of operations, we would like to thank our members and supporters for their continued confidence in MIAX,” said Thomas P. Gallagher, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MIAX. Continued Gallagher, “We are very proud of what MIAX has been able to accomplish during the last two years.

MIAX Press Release 12082014

October 10, 2014 06:10:28 PM

MIAX Options Hits One Million Contracts Traded and Receives 2014 Information Security Executive Northeast Project Award

MIAX Options Exchange (MIAX) announced today that it executed in excess of 1,000,000 contracts in a single day for the first time today, representing a new single-day record for the exchange.  In total, MIAX executed 1,049,727 contracts, which represented a 4.38% market share of overall equity options volume.

MIAX Press Release 10102014