Tag: Digital Assets

Digital Assets

Voyager Digital Partners with Crypto PB Bosonic

Crypto asset broker, Voyager Digital Canada, has partnered with crypto-focussed prime broker Bosonic (formerly OTCXN). The partnership brings liquidity and trade execution to institutional clients through Voyager’s smart order router and Bosonic’s real-time clearing and settlement solution, the firms say in a statement. Stephen Ehrlich, CEO and co-founder of Voyager, says, “Expanding our dynamic smart […]

P&L Talk Series with Genesis’ Dan Torrey

In May, Genesis announced its acquisition of Vo1t, an insured digital custody service, to complement its existing lending and OTC trading businesses, and enable it to launch Genesis Prime Services, a one-stop-shop for trading, lending and securing digital assets later this year. Julie Ros spoke with Dan Torrey, head of institutional sales – Americas, at […]

SBI Buys Minority Stake in B2C2

SBI Financial Services has bought a minority stake in digital assets trading firm B2C2 for $30 million. The firms say the investment marks the start of a strategic partnership between one of the largest institutions to have ventured into the crypto market and a veteran digital asset trading firm. SBI, owner of Japan’s first digital […]

GSR Expands Global Trading Leadership Team

Digital asset trading and market making firm, GSR, today announces the appointment of Aman Bhalla as director of trading operations and Meng Hwee Neo as director of trading, Asia. Bhalla and Neo are the latest to join the GSR team, which includes executives from firms including Goldman Sachs, TwoSigma and Tower Research. According to a […]

Galaxy Digital, Bakkt in Trading & Custody Partnership

In the latest institutional-grade crypto custody offering, institutional powerhouses Galaxy Digital and Bakkt have partnered for a joint trading and custody service for asset managers looking to acquire, build positions in and store bitcoin. Galaxy Digital, headed by founder and CEO Michael Novogratz, and Bakkt, digital asset derivatives trading and custody platform majority-owned by Intercontinental […]

Aon, GK8 Partner for Insurable Digital Asset Storage

GK8, a high-security custody provider for digital assets, announces its product is now insurable via Aon UK Ltd, with insurance provided by a panel of insurers led by Arch Underwriting at Lloyd’s Syndicate 2012, which is part of the Lloyd’s insurance market. GK8 clients can activate the insurance policy to protect their assets under custody […]

Digital Assets Gain Favour Amongst Institutional Investors

In a survey released today by Fidelity Digital Assets, institutional investors are increasingly showing interest in digital assets, with almost 80% of the nearly 800 investors polled “finding something appealing” about the asset class. In the survey of 774 institutional investors across the US (393) and Europe (381), 36% of respondents say they are currently […]

CrossTower Launches Crypto-to-Crypto Trading

CrossTower, a new exchange operator with a mission to mainstream digital asset investing and trading for institutional and individual investors, today announced the launch of its multi-asset trading platform founded by two capital markets veterans, CEO Kapil Rathi and president Kristin Boggiano, who recently worked together at AlphaPoint, a white label crypto exchange software firm. CrossTower’s controlled launch […]

BitGo Prime Launches with Carmi at Helm

Digital asset financial services provider, BitGo, is today launching institutional trading services through its new entity BitGo Prime, claiming a first in offering lending, trading and custody in the digital assets space. Nick Carmi, who joined BitGo last year as head of financial services, has been appointed CEO of the new entity in addition to […]

Genesis to Move into the Prime Business with Vo1t Acquisition

Genesis has announced its acquisition of Vo1t, an insured digital custody service. The firm says the new addition will supplement its existing lending and OTC trading and enable it to launch Genesis Prime Services, a one-stop-shop for trading, lending, and securing digital assets, later this year. “Our acquisition of Vo1t is a giant strategic step […]