Category: GBTC

Investment Manager Guggenheim Warns of Bitcoin Pullback, Calls It ‘Great Entry Point’ for Investors

Guggenheim CIO Scott Minerd has warned crypto investors about bitcoin’s pullback. He said bitcoin “clearly has gotten caught in a speculative bubble that Gamestop got into.” However, he noted that it will be a “great entry point” for long-term investors. ‘Great Entry Point’ for Bitcoin Investors The chief investment officer (CIO) of Guggenheim Partners, Scott […]

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GBTC Holder Says Not Enough Being Done to Eliminate Discount on Shares— Proposes an Alternative Solution

A privately-held investment firm from Chicago, Marlton Partners, has urged Grayscale Investments to embrace the modified Dutch auction tender offer for GBTC shares. According to Marlton, such a tender offer “would materially narrow — if not eliminate — the discount to net asset value (NAV).” This, in turn, offers stockholders confidence “in the sponsor’s ability […]

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Another Hedge Fund Gets Crypto Exposure via Grayscale’s GBTC

Millennium, the U.S.-based alternative investment management firm, has become the latest hedge fund to get exposed to cryptocurrencies via Grayscale Investments’ bitcoin trust. However, the extent of Millennium’s exposure to the crypto asset has not been disclosed as both Millennium and Grayscale executives have refused to comment. Nevertheless, a report by The Street says two […]

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Investment manager Marlton sends letter to Grayscale pushing for a solution to the GBTC discount

An investment management firm with considerable holdings of Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) wants the asset manager to do something about its premium. Marlton published an open letter to Grayscale on April 6 asking it to conduct a tender offer of its shares. Currently, GBTC shares are trading at a discount of about -8%. Investors purchase […]

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Oracle Token Chainlink Replaces XRP in Grayscale’s Strategic Large Cap Fund

The digital currency manager Grayscale Investments announced that the firm has updated its Digital Large Cap Fund (GDLC) in order to add the crypto asset chainlink to the fund. Chainlink is the popular blockchain oracle network and the token will replace XRP after Grayscale removed the digital currency from the GDLC. Chainlink Added to Grayscale’s […]

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Why Grayscale is ‘100% committed’ to converting GBTC to an ETF

Quick Take  Converting an existing traded security into an ETF is a novel approach, but Grayscale’s CEO says its track record will be an advantage with regulators and investors. The firm says it will not file until it is satisfied that regulators are ready for such a product. This feature story is available to subscribers […]

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Will Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) Flip World’s Largest Gold ETF (GLD) in 2021?

With nearly 650K Bitcoins in its kitty, the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) is the world’s largest Bitcoin fund with ~$38 billion in assets under management. Over the last year, some aggressive Bitcoin purchases and massive BTC price rally has helped GBTC gain huge market dominance. If GBTC continues at this rate, it can flip the […]

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Bytetree Founder Believes Grayscale Should Lower Its ‘Unrealistically High’ Fee: Warns of Possible ‘Systemic Risk’

The founder of Bytetree Asset Management, Charlie Morris, has suggested the reduction of the GBTC management fee as one way Grayscale Investment can ease the current selling pressure and possibly reduce the discount on the shares. Morris says if no action is taken, “the selling pressure will build” and “could morph into a systemic risk.” […]

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Grayscale Launches 5 New Crypto Investment Products as Investor Demand for Cryptocurrencies Soars

Grayscale Investments has launched five new cryptocurrency investment products, which are now available for subscription by eligible individual and institutional accredited investors. The company now offers a total of 14 crypto investment products. The new products are the Basic Attention Token (BAT) Trust, the Chainlink (LINK) Trust, the Decentraland (MANA) Trust, the Filecoin (FIL) Trust, […]

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