21 Shares AG, the Swiss crypto ETP issuer noticed its AUM attain $500 million after launching the primary absolutely collaterized crypto ETP again in November 2018. The agency has joined the elite record of ETP/ETFs with over $500M in AUM.

Hany Rashwan, CEO 21Shares mentioned,

“We launched the primary crypto basket ETP in November 2018. It took others available in the market nearly two years to meet up with our progressive idea. Whereas they’ve been centered on the problems we solved two years in the past, we’ve got continued to innovate and assemble ever extra superior merchandise such because the world’s first inverse bitcoin ETP which can be centrally cleared for the good thing about institutional traders.”

21 Shares AG’s crypto ETP contains a basket of crypto belongings backed by bodily settled contracts and is obtainable on a number of prime exchanges in Europe that embrace Deutsche Boerse, SIX Swiss Alternate, BX Swiss, the Wiener Boerse, and MTF on Börse Stuttgart.

The agency at the moment provides 12 totally different ETP merchandise to establishments the latest being the world’s first Polkadot ETP.

Would Develop Institutional Demand Make Approach for Bitcoin ETF within the US?

The institutional demand for crypto has grown considerably over the previous few years particularly in 2020 owing to the pandemic and altering monetary ecosystem. Whereas many international locations in Europe enable for crypto ETP/ETF listings, the US regulatory physique SEC up till now has rejected a number of Bitcoin ETF proposals. Nevertheless, the change in administration has received the hopes of the crypto group excessive of favorable laws.



At the moment, establishments are utilizing publically traded Belief funds reminiscent of Grayscale’s GBTC. The massive premiums and a $30B AUM of Grayscale are fairly indicative of establishments rising cryptocurrency funding.

21 Shares is trying to provide extra diversified crypto merchandise available in the market as many different corporations have began to enterprise into this house. The agency’s CEO disclosed their upcoming merchandise and the way they plan to stay on the prime. Raswan mentioned,

“We stay forward and function on a really totally different curve than any of the opposite contenders within the crypto house for institutional monetary merchandise, partly due to our depth of information in each the crypto asset and ETP/ETF areas. Within the coming months, we intend to ship as much as three extra merchandise to the market that won’t solely give institutional and retail purchasers protected and easy accessibility to crypto belongings but additionally present the monetary markets that blockchain protocols could be engineered to seize superior returns.”

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Author: Cryptodaddy