Nasdaq Announces New Corporate Structure to Accelerate Strategy
Organizes Nasdaq’s business units into three divisions: Market Platforms, Capital Access Platforms, and Anti-Financial Crime
Positions Nasdaq to better deliver for clients and scale for the future
“The financial system is being transformed by the modernization of markets, corporate and investor focus on long-term value creation, and the growing importance of protecting the system’s integrity,” said
Market Platforms will include Nasdaq’s North American and European Market Services, Market Infrastructure Technology, as well as two new growth pillars: Digital Assets and Carbon Markets. Today, Nasdaq is the largest market in
Leveraging the division’s position at the center of markets, Market Platforms will be at the forefront of the financial system’s evolution and will play a critical role in advancing the modernization of markets. Innovative technologies, including cloud and blockchain, present significant potential opportunities to further enhance market resiliency and scalability, make markets even more accessible to market participants, and open doors to new asset classes.
Capital Access Platforms
Capital Access Platforms will combine Nasdaq’s Corporate Platforms and Investment Intelligence businesses. With over 10,000 corporate clients and 5,000 clients across the investment management ecosystem, Nasdaq is the world’s leading franchise serving the corporate issuer and investment community.
From the position at the crossroads of the global capital markets, Capital Access Platforms is uniquely placed to act as a bridge between investors and corporates to help clients navigate the increasing complexity of the evolving financial system. With leading core businesses in index, data, and listings, Capital Access Platforms will help clients modernize workflows, navigate the climate and ESG landscape, and deliver even more holistic, actionable insights and intelligence.
Anti-Financial Crime will include
Anti-financial crime technology represents an already large and fast-growing sector with structural and regulatory tailwinds. Financial institutions face significant challenges in detecting and preventing financial crime and, therefore, are investing significant capital and resources in combatting an ever-increasing threat to the integrity of the global financial system. Nasdaq’s anti-financial crime division will focus on delivering a world-class platform with holistic solutions and capabilities to support financial institutions in fighting financial crime more effectively across their networks and the wider financial system.
The new corporate structure will take effect by the end of the Fourth Quarter 2022 with corresponding executive appointments taking effect on
Nasdaq’s financial results for the Third Quarter 2022 will be published in accordance with its current structure, which includes existing forward-looking management outlook and other financial guidance. Coinciding with the publication of Nasdaq’s Third Quarter 2022 results, the company also plans to provide supplemental information detailing the financial reporting implications of the new corporate structure. Nasdaq intends to publish its Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2022 results, as well as all future reporting, in alignment with the new corporate structure.
At Nasdaq’s 2022 Investor Day on
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Information set forth in this communication contains forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Nasdaq cautions readers that any forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and that actual results could differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking information. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements about the Company’s new corporate structure, growth strategy and expectations, financial guidance and executive changes. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties or other factors beyond Nasdaq’s control. These factors include, but are not limited to, Nasdaq’s ability to implement its strategic initiatives, economic, political and market conditions and fluctuations, geopolitical instability arising from the Russian invasion of
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