Update: CBOE Buys Livevol to Boost Volatility Analytics

CBOE will apply Livevol's tools to its proprietary data, analytics and indexes.

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CBOE will buy the Livevol Core and Livevol Pro equities and options analytics tools, the Livevol X trading front-end, and the Livevol Enterprise data distribution platform and other data solutions. The deal is expected to close by June 30, though serious discussions and due diligence had been underway for around six months, says John Deters, chief strategy officer and head of corporate initiatives at CBOE.

"We've known Livevol for some time," Deters says. "We are customers of Livevol─we use Live

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