Toronto, Canada, Sept. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (Toronto Inventory Trade: QBTC.U) 3iQ Corp. (“3iQ”) has at this time introduced the itemizing of 3iQ’s The Bitcoin Fund on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange, a subsidiary of the Global Stock Exchange (GSX) Group, debuting one of many world’s first regulated and exchange-traded bitcoin funds on a European regulated alternate.
3iQ is likely one of the main Canadian funding fund managers centered on investing in disruptive applied sciences and digital belongings. Having beforehand been authorized by the Ontario Securities Fee and listed and traded on the Toronto Inventory Trade – a prime 10 world alternate – The Bitcoin Fund is designed to offer traders with institutional degree entry to Bitcoin with out the burden of shopping for and safekeeping cash, whereas unearthing distinctive alternatives for long-term capital appreciation. A number one crypto platform Gemini is fulfilling the custodian features of the bitcoins held within the fund. Aaron Payas, Companion at Hassans legislation agency in Gibraltar, and his crew have acted as authorized advisor to 3iQ and ready the itemizing documentation. Fort Capital Solutions, primarily based in London, shall be aiding 3iQ in future capital raises within the UK and different jurisdictions and might be contacted for additional info.
Fred Pye, President and CEO of 3iQ stated, “Lastly, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, and the numerous respected monetary establishments which can be restricted to purchasing licensed, regulated, main exchange-listed merchandise, now have entry to the world’s solely regulated, exchange-traded in Canada, publicly listed bitcoin fund. Being listed on the Gibraltar Inventory Trade extends the attain of The Bitcoin Fund throughout the burgeoning European digital belongings market, and continues the groundswell of momentum that has outlined 3iQ’s thrilling progress through the first half of 2020.”
Commenting on the announcement, Nick Cowan, CEO of the Gibraltar Inventory Trade stated, “At the moment’s announcement supplies additional demonstrable proof of progressive asset lessons turning into accessible by mainstream funding automobiles which in flip results in elevated adoption and we welcome 3iQ to GSX and Gibraltar.”
The GSX provides the advantages of itemizing on a regulated and acknowledged inventory alternate, aiming to boost marketability and tax effectivity for issuers and traders of GSX listed merchandise. The GSX operates two markets, the GSX Primary Market and the GSX International Market, which signify two core enterprise traces throughout the wider GSX Group. The GSX Primary Market operates as an EU regulated market as outlined within the Markets in Monetary Devices Directive (MiFID) whereas the GSX International Market operates as an MTF.
“Following their current high-profile itemizing on the Toronto Inventory Trade, the 3iQ crew aren’t any strangers to main the cost and efficiently engineering real industry-first milestone moments. I’m happy that collectively, we will proceed this pattern of extending the advantages of bitcoin and digital belongings extra broadly to new classes of traders,” concluded Cowan.
Based in 2012, 3iQ is a Canadian funding fund supervisor centered on offering traders with publicity to digital belongings, disruptive applied sciences and the blockchain area. 3iQ was the primary Canadian funding fund supervisor to comply with phrases and situations with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities to handle a public bitcoin funding fund and multi-cryptoasset fund for Canadian accredited traders. Entry to those new applied sciences might be daunting, pricey, and inconvenient. 3iQ has labored by a stringent regulatory course of to supply traders handy and acquainted funding merchandise to realize publicity to digital belongings.
About GSX Group
The GSX Group is remodeling capital markets, by its built-in proprietary blockchain expertise options and complete fintech ecosystem of corporations. The intention of the GSX Group is to boost the interoperability of conventional monetary buildings and generate higher adoption, in direction of a new-era of blockchain powered finance.
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Fred Pye — President and CEO
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Fort Capital Options
Philip Younger – CEO
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