Long-time off-exchange trading platform operators Liquidnet and BIDS Trading are being acquired.
Capital markets analyst assesses report that pioneering dark-pool operator is up for sale.
Refinitiv's Bryan Labelle sees a more connected framework helping traders access liquidity.
Markets hold up well amid 'incredible' volume and volatility.
Company Founder Seth Merrin will continue in the role of Executive Chairman.
Pooling liquidity and illiquid market research are among trends worth watching.
Trading venue has been recognised by regulators in Hong Kong and Dubai.
Closure leaves broker with one other dark pool.
Platform checks the boxes of trust, ease of access, and minimal market impact.