Tagged: crypto custody

CoinShares Teams Up with Ledger and Nomura to Launch Komainu, a Digital Asset Custody Business for Institutional Clients

CoinShares, a crypto-asset management company that provides financial products and services for professional investors, Ledger, a digital assets firm, and Nomura have introduced Komainu, a digital asset custody business for institutional clients, under the leadership of Jean-Marie Mognetti, the company’s chief executive (and all three… Read More

Hex Trust Is Now the First Licensed Crypto Asset Custodian in Hong Kong to Integrate with R3’s DLT-based Corda Platform

Hex Trust has reportedly become the very first licensed crypto-asset custodian in Hong Kong to integrate its services with R3’s Corda platform. The integration will allow the blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform to be used by Hex Trust’s virtual asset custody solution. R3… Read More

Cryptocurrency Custody Firm, First Digital Trust, Secures $3 Million in Funding from Telegram Investor Nogle Capital

Cryptocurrency custody firm, First Digital Trust, which has been spun out from Legacy Trust, a Hong Kong-headquartered financial custodian, has secured $3 million in funding. Telegram investor Nogle Capital, a Taiwan-based investment firm, contributed to First Digital Trust’s fundraiser, according to a report from Tech… Read More

Crypto Billionaire Jihan Wu’s Matrixport, a Financial Services Firm, Is Planning to Secure $40 Million at Post-Investment Valuation of $300 Million

Matrixport, a financial services firm owned by billionaire Jihan Wu, co-founder of giant crypto mining firm Bitmain, is reportedly planning to secure $40 million in capital at a post-investment valuation of $300 million. According to Bloomberg, which cited sources familiar with the matter, Matrixport’s management… Read More

Owning Crypto Assets Is Still A High Risk Investment Due to Lack of Proper Custody Services: KPMG

Amstelveen, Netherlands-based KPMG, a leading professional services and accounting firm, argues that owning crypto assets is still considered a high risk investment by institutional clients. The Big Four auditing firm recently shared a report with Bloomberg, noting that, since 2017, over $9.8 billion worth of… Read More

Fidelity Digital Assets to Offer Custody Services for Bitcoin Held by UK’s Nickel Digital Asset Management

Fidelity Digital Assets, the crypto investment arm of Fidelity Investments, a Boston, Massachusetts-based multinational financial services corporation with over $2.4 trillion of assets under management, is planning to offer custody services for Bitcoin (BTC) held by UK-based cryptocurrency investment company Nickel Digital Asset Management. Established… Read More

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