New York-based asset administration agency GoldenTree has reportedly added Bitcoin to its stability sheet, although the quantity of this supposed funding stays unknown.
Based on a Friday report from monetary information outlet The Avenue, the agency with roughly $45 billion in property below administration has purchased some Bitcoin (BTC) however has seemingly shied away from different cryptocurrency investments. Citing two sources with information of the matter, the publication reported the BTC buy adopted discussions between executives relating to hiring staffers accustomed to crypto investments.
Executives on the agency, together with founder Steven Tananbaum and companions Deeb Salem and Joseph Naggar invested in a funding round this month for Borderless Capital, which beforehand helped launch an accelerator program from Algorand. Borderless additionally participated in a funding spherical for the Coinbase-backed digital asset securities firm Securitize.
Different asset administration corporations have begun to delve into the crypto house as effectively, both by way of direct investments or by providing funding automobiles for Bitcoin and different tokens. Final week, Stone Ridge Asset Management filed a prospectus with the U.S. Securities and Alternate Fee so as to add BTC to its open-end mutual fund. On Wednesday, Contrarian funding agency Horizon Kinetics advised investors to seek exposure to crypto assets to guard themselves towards foreign money debasement.
Cointelegraph reached out to GoldenTree, however didn’t obtain a response on the time of publication.