Designated Market
Maker (DMM)

Your Partner in the Capital Markets

As the world’s leading market maker, we leverage our vast experience and unparalleled resources to support the NYSE’s premier companies.

  • Unmatched Scale

    As the leading Designated Market Maker on the New York Stock Exchange, we represent 65% of all NYSE listings and have been selected by corporate issuers for more than 80% of NYSE IPOs.

  • Meaningful

    We have the strongest balance sheet of any New York Stock Exchange Designated Market Maker.1 We combine financial strength with predictive analytics, allowing us to provide meaningful liquidity and ensure a fair and orderly market.

  • Market

    Our global scale and market-leading technology allow us to provide timely and critical insights to our corporate clients across multiple equity asset classes.


Designated Market Maker in NYSE stocks2


Listings served on the NYSE2

Performing a
Vital Role

From the opening auction to the closing bell, our Designated Market Maker keeps trading orderly and efficient. Peter Giacchi, Citadel Securities’ head of DMM floor trading, explains our critical role and why providing continuous liquidity reduces volatility.

Trusted at
Critical Moments

Year after year, we serve as the Designated Market Maker for the most significant and celebrated IPOs and listings on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are a few of our recent partnerships.


  • Kenvue Inc.
  • Savers Value Village, Inc.
  • SharkNinja, Inc.
  • Vestis Corporation
  • Hamilton Insurance Group, Ltd.
  • Birkenstock Holding plc
  • Sphere Entertainment Co.
  • TKO Group Holdings, Inc.
  • Vesta Real Estate Corporation


  • Bausch + Lomb Corporation
  • BRC Inc.
  • Grindr Inc.
  • Grove Collaborative Holdings, Inc.
  • EVe Mobility Acquisition Corp
  • Excelerate Energy, Inc.
  • Getty Images Holdings, Inc.
  • LiveWire Group, Inc.
  • Property Guru Group Limited
  • Xperi Inc.
  • Corebridge Financial, Inc.


  • Coupang, Inc.
  • Nu Holdings Ltd.
  • UiPath, Inc.
  • On Holding AG
  • AG F45 Fitness
  • F45 Training Holdings Inc.
  • Life Time Group Holdings, Inc.
  • FIGS, Inc.
  • Coursera, Inc.
  • Warby Parker Inc.
  • Clear Secure, Inc.
  • The Duckhorn Portfolio, Inc.
  • Squarespace, Inc.
  • ZipRecruiter, Inc.
  • Compass, Inc.

For Listing Day and Beyond

IPO day is a time of anticipation and excitement. We’re equipped to help make it a success, from the first trade to the closing bell.

We manage the initial trade and subsequent trading for corporate issuers, facilitate the opening and closing auctions and provide liquidity—even in times of market stress.

We also provide ongoing updates about market activity across equity asset classes throughout the trading day. After closing, we prepare for the days, weeks, and months to follow with equal dedication.

What Sets Us Apart

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Potential issuers and institutional investors with additional questions concerning listing on the NYSE or the DMM’s critical role, get in touch with our DMM team for more information.

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