Instinet Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1969

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 1,000


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 5

  • Investments
  • 11

Instinet General Information


Provider of electronic trading services catering to financial markets. The company's electronic trading services include a platform, connecting portfolio managers and traders directly to equity markets offering full-service trading desks, advanced algorithmic trading strategies, access to unique and specialized liquidity via an array of crossing pools.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Institutional Networks, Instinet Group Llc
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Other Capital Markets/Institutions
Other Industries
Other Financial Services
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 309 West 49th Street
  • Worldwide Plaza
  • New York, NY 10019
  • United States
+1 (212) 000-0000

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Instinet Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Instinet Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Instinet Competitors (21)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
GFI Group Formerly PE-Backed New York, NY 0000 00000 00000000000
Bolsas y Mercados Españoles Corporate Backed or Acquired Madrid, Spain 000 000000&0
Cboe Global Markets Formerly PE-Backed Chicago, IL 0000 00.000 000000000 00.000
Intertrader Failed Transaction (M&A) London, United Kingdom 00 000000&0
BSE Formerly PE-Backed Mumbai, India 0000 00000 00000000 00000
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Instinet Patents

Instinet Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20110087582-A1 Method and system for facilitating international securities trading Inactive 09-Oct-2009 000000000 00
JP-2010182311-A Method and system for conducting computer-assisted transaction Active 09-Feb-2009 000000000 0
EP-1316879-A2 Dynamic tree structure Inactive 01-Dec-2001 0000000000
EP-1316879-A3 Dynamic tree structure Inactive 01-Dec-2001 G06F16/168 0

Instinet Executive Team (18)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Richard Parsons Chief Executive Officer
Eugene Chiulli Chief Financial Officer
Minor Huffman Chief Technology Officer
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Instinet Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Instinet Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Instinet Investments & Acquisitions (11)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
FIS Execution Services 19-Oct-2022 0000000000 Financial Software 0000000 0
State Street (BlockCross ATS) 10-Aug-2017 000000000 Buildings and Property 00000000
TORC Financial 31-Aug-2009 0000000000 Financial Software 000000 00
Bridge Trading Company 01-Apr-2005 0000000000 000.00 Brokerage 0000 0000
Harborview (Brokerage) 01-Jan-2003 Merger/Acquisition Brokerage
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Instinet Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Chi-X Global Holdings Brokerage New York, NY 0000
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Instinet Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Starmine 13-Feb-2002 00000 00000 00 000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
Archipelago Exchange 30-Nov-1999 00 000000000000000 Completed
  • 6 buyers
W.R. Hambrecht + Co. PE Growth/Expansion Completed
  • 9 buyers
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Instinet FAQs

  • When was Instinet founded?

    Instinet was founded in 1969.

  • Who is the founder of Instinet?

    Herbert Behrens and Jerome Pustilnik are the founders of Instinet.

  • Who is the CEO of Instinet?

    Richard Parsons is the CEO of Instinet.

  • Where is Instinet headquartered?

    Instinet is headquartered in New York, NY.

  • What is the size of Instinet?

    Instinet has 1,000 total employees.

  • What industry is Instinet in?

    Instinet’s primary industry is Other Capital Markets/Institutions.

  • Is Instinet a private or public company?

    Instinet is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Instinet?

    The current valuation of Instinet is 00.00.

  • What is Instinet’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Instinet is 00000.

  • How much funding has Instinet raised over time?

    Instinet has raised $464M.

  • Who are Instinet’s investors?

    Bain Capital, Nasdaq, Reuters Group, Silver Lake, and TA Associates Management are 5 of 6 investors who have invested in Instinet.

  • Who are Instinet’s competitors?

    GFI Group, Bolsas y Mercados Españoles, Cboe Global Markets, Intertrader, and BSE are some of the 21 competitors of Instinet.

  • When was Instinet acquired?

    Instinet was acquired on 02-Feb-2007.

  • Who acquired Instinet?

    Instinet was acquired by Nomura Holdings.

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