Tag: Genesis

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 […]

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 […]

Genesis Announces Record-Breaking Q4

Genesis today announced that the fourth quarter was record breaking period for the digital currency trading and lending firm, which originated more than $1.1 billion in loans and borrows for its institutional clients, marking seven quarters of consecutive growth for the firm. Total active loans are up to $545 million, a 23% increase from the […]

The Great Migration

The past few years have seen a significant number of senior figures from the FX market transition into the digital asset space. Galen Stops talks to a few of them about where they see the parallels, differences and possible convergences between the two markets. Galen Stops, editor of Profit & Loss: Where do you see […]

Genesis Acquires Quant Firm

Digital assets market maker, Genesis, has acquired Qu Capital, a New York-based quantitative investment and research firm. Founded in 2017, Qu Capital has developed trading technology including exchange connectivity, order routing and advanced execution tools, and conducted quantitative research on the digital currency markets. Genesis facilitates trades for institutional investors and high net–worth individuals looking […]

Genesis Announces Senior Hires

Genesis, a digital currency trading and lending firm, has announced three senior hires. Specifically, the firm has named Arianna Pretto-Sakmann as general counsel, Pat DeFrancesco as CTO and Leon Marshall as head of European business development. Profit & Loss previously reported that the firm has also hired Dan Torrey as head of institutional sales. “It […]