MTS Bonds.com appoints Amanda Meatto as Head of Buy-side Credit Sales

  • Brings considerable knowledge and expertise in electronic brokerage
  • Helps strengthen relationships with new and existing buy-side members

MTS Markets, a London Stock Exchange Group (“LSEG”) company, today announces that MTS Bonds.com has appointed Amanda Meatto as Head of Buy-side Credit Sales.  Amanda joins MTS Bonds.com from Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), where she achieved considerable success in the Credit market, most recently as Head of Credit E-Trading for the Americas.  Based in New York, she will serve as a member of MTS US executive team.

Mark Monahan, CEO of MTS Markets International, said: “We have seen a number of new buy-side clients join the MTS Bonds.com platform since the acquisition in May.  Amanda’s knowledge and expertise in electronic brokerage in the credit space will help us strengthen our relationships with new and existing buy-side members.”

George O’Krepkie, President of MTS Bonds.com, added: “The acquisition of Bonds.com by MTS has been followed by a coherent investment strategy, triggering a subsequent uptake in client interest. Bringing someone of Amanda’s caliber onboard is testament to the kind of company we are becoming and our ability to attract the best people.”

MTS Markets acquired the Bonds.com platform in May to expand its offering for its US clients. The all-to-all platform provides clients access to over 600 buy- and sell-side institutions.

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Notes to editors:

About MTS:

MTS is Europe’s premier facilitator for the electronic fixed income trading market, with over 500 unique
counterparties and average daily turnover exceeding EUR 100 billion. MTS customers benefit from its relationship with Europe’s leading diversified exchange business, the London Stock Exchange Group, which operates the largest and most liquid equity marketplace in Europe.

MTS markets provide the professional trading environment for the interdealer marketplace, enabling primary dealers from across the globe to access unparalleled liquidity, transparency and coverage.

MTS further facilitates the dealer-to-client bond market through BondVision, the most trusted and efficient electronic bond trading market, delivering exceptional access for institutional investors direct to the market makers.

MTS Data is sourced directly and exclusively from the MTS interdealer market and includes benchmark real-time data, reference data, reference prices, time series data and snap- shot data, providing the benchmark data source on the fixed income market.

For more information, visit www.mtsmarkets.com.

About London Stock Exchange Group:

London Stock Exchange Group (LSE.L) is a diversified international exchange Group that sits at the heart of the world's financial community. The Group can trace its history back to 1801.

The Group operates a broad range of international equity, bond and derivatives markets, including London Stock Exchange; Borsa Italiana; MTS, Europe's leading fixed income market; and the pan-European equities platform, Turquoise. Through its markets, the Group offers international business, and investors, unrivalled access to Europe's capital markets.

Post trade and risk management services are a significant and growing part of the Group’s business operations. LSEG operates CC&G, the Rome headquartered CCP and Monte Titoli, the significant European settlement business, selected as a first wave T2S participant. The Group is also a majority owner of leading multi-asset global CCP, LCH.Clearnet.

The Group offers its customers an extensive range of real-time and reference data products, including Sedol, UnaVista, Proquote and RNS. FTSE calculates thousands of unique indices that measure and benchmark markets and asset classes in more than 80 countries around the world.

London Stock Exchange Group is also a leading developer of high performance trading platforms and capital markets software. In addition to the Group’s own markets, over 40 other organisations and exchanges around the world use the Group’s MillenniumIT trading, surveillance and post trade technology.