LATAM Exchanges Data (LED) starts operations to promote the market data business in Latin America

LATAM Exchanges Data (LED) starts operations to promote the market data business in Latin America

A platform jointly developed between BME and the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV). LED provides Master Data, Closing Prices and Corporate Events from the main Latin American financial markets



Mexico City and Madrid June 4 th, 2020.- BME, the operator of the Spanish stock exchange and financial systems, and the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV), today announced the start of operations of Latam Exchanges Data (LED), a joint initiative to promote the creation, distribution and sale of Latin American Financial Markets Market Data.

Starting today, LED provides its customers with three securities information data products:

1.- Master Data. A catalogue that includes more than 110 of the main references of the securities listed on the financial markets.

2. –Closing Prices and trading volume. File that provides end of day, closing prices and traded volume of the region’s securities.

3.- Corporate Events. Price-sensitive Information published by the issuers, including among others, Financial Information, Dividends, Public Offerings, Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Increases.

LED´s solution is the result of consolidating, debugging, standardizing and enriching the data provided by the primary sources of financial information in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, using international practices to help identify instruments and the treatment of information by the public.

LED’s medium-term target is to cover most Latin American financial markets through a strategic roadmap intended to increase and integrate additional sources of information from other countries in the region. Currently, LED employs technical and functional professionals with extensive experience and knowledge both of the region’s financial markets and of information dissemination and integration.

In order to support the launch of the service, LED is providing a free trial period to which the world’s main financial and market data providers have already signed up.

The LED platform is the outcome of planned and intense work with Stock Exchanges, Regulators, Central Banks and other sources of financial information within the Latin American region. The technology that supports the collection, processing and distribution of information was developed by BME.

Likewise, BMV handles the operational processes and customer service at the LED Support Centre in Mexico City, while the Commercial, Administration and Management operations are centralized at LED’s Headquarters in Miami (USA).

With the launch of LED, BME and BMV strengthen their commitment to the different players in the international financialsector to provide access to accurate, integrated and standardized Market Data from Latin American markets.

About BMV Group

With over 125 years of experience, the BMV Group integrates a group of leading companies in Mexico providing services in the areas of capital markets, derivatives and debt as well as post-trade, information products and value-added services. https://www.bmv.com.mx/en

About BME

Group Bolsas y Mercados Españoles (BME) is the operator of all stock Markets and financial systems in Spain. BME has been a listed company since 2006. In the last few years it has become a reference in the sector in terms of solvency, efficiency and profitability. https://www.bolsasymercados.es/ing/Home

Media Relations BMV:

Alberto Maya +52 (55) 5342-9072 amaya@grupobmv.com.mx

Corporate Communication BME

Tel.: + 34 91 589 1286

Email: newsbme@grupobme.es

www.bolsasymercados.es/ing/Home

BMV Group is a fully integrated exchange group that operates cash, listed derivatives and OTC markets for multiple asset classes, including equities, fixed income and exchange traded funds. Their services also include custody, clearing and settlement facilities as well as data products for the local and international financial community. BMV Group is the second largest stock exchange in Latin America, with a total market capitalization exceeding US $530 billion.