Technical Notice

New Specifications for Bond Trade Dissemination Service for 144A Transactions

March 12, 2014

Effective June 30, 2014, FINRA will disseminate transactions of corporate bond securities that are effected pursuant to Rule 144A. These transactions will be disseminated via the new BTDS-144A real-time IP Multicast feed. The specifications for BTDS-144A are now available.

Please note that the IP address and port information for BTDS-144A, in production and test environment, are not yet available and will be provided in a future technical notice.

If you have questions regarding the BTDS-144A specifications, please contact Product Management or call (866) 899-2107.