Tag: acquisitions

Mar 28 2023

Voyager Digital Sale On Hold As Binance.US Faces Market Manipulation Charges

The planned $1 billion sale of Voyager Digital to Binance.US has hit a speed bump as a federal judge granted the United States government's request for an emergency stay. The move comes after the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a lawsuit against Binance's global entity for allegedly...

Mar 27 2023

First Citizens Acquires Silicon Valley Bank – Good News For Crypto?

First Citizens BancShares, the parent company of First Citizens Bank, has made a significant move in the world of banking by agreeing to acquire Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) confirmed the deal in a statement on Monday, as reported by Bloomberg....

Mar 23 2023

Mar 13 2023

HSBC Acquires Silicon Valley Bank UK For 1 Pound

HSBC UK, the ring-fenced subsidiary of HSBC, has acquired Silicon Valley Bank UK for £1 ($1.21), according to a latest filing. In a statement from the Treasury, it said the Bank of England oversaw the transaction with consultation from the UK Treasury to safeguard the deposits of Silicon Valley Bank UK customers. HSBC Says Surprise SVB UK Buyout ‘Makes Excellent Strategic Sense’...

Mar 08 2023

Binance.US Gets Green Light In Voyager Acquisition; SEC Snubbed

Binance.US has received approval to acquire the assets of Voyager Digital, a bankrupt crypto lender, in a deal valued at more than $1 billion. The acquisition will allow Binance.US to expand its services and strengthen its position in the competitive cryptocurrency market. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Michael Wiles approved the deal on March 7 after hearing four days of testimony from Voyager and the...

Nov 25 2021

Feb 11 2021

Bitso Buys Gibraltar-Based Crypto Derivatives Platform Quedex

Mexico City-based Bitso plans to incorporate Quedex’s high-performance trading engine across the exchange.

Feb 03 2021

Uphold to Launch Crypto Card in Europe After Optimus Acquisition

Feb 03 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  acquisitions business debit cards news uphold

The firm plans to start rolling out its multi-asset debit card on the Optimus platform in Europe "shortly."

Jan 19 2021

Coinbase Buys Blockchain Infrastructure Startup Bison Trails

Bison Trails already partnered with Coinbase through its custody service.

Jan 07 2021

Coinbase Acquires Routefire to Beef Up Institutional Bitcoin Offering

Jan 07 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  acquisitions business coinbase

Leading U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase has acquired trade execution startup Routefire. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Jan 05 2021

Argentina’s Ripio Acquires Second-Largest Crypto Exchange in Brazil

Jan 05 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  acquisitions brazil business latin america ripio

Ripio has acquired BitcoinTrade in a bid to increase its footprint across the frothy Latin American crypto market.

Dec 24 2020

PayPal Talks to Buy Crypto Firm BitGo Have Ended, Other Targets Eyed: Report

Dec 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  acquisitions bitgo business news paypal

Talks regarding a possible acquisition by PayPal of bitcoin custodian BitGo have fallen through, Fortune reported, citing multiple sources. Read more: PayPal Said to Be in Talks to Buy Crypto Firms Including BitGo: Bloomberg

Dec 01 2020

PayPal-Backed Identity Platform Acquired by Nevada’s Blockchains LLC

An identity management provider backed by PayPal, Foxconn and others has been acquired by Nevada-based holding company Blockchains LLC.

Nov 17 2020

ConsenSys Acquires Blockchain Developer Toolmaker Truffle Suite

Nov 17 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  acquisitions business consensys ethereum truffle

ConsenSys is adding dapp development platform Truffle Suite back to its lineup of wholly owned Ethereum tools.

Nov 14 2020

Galaxy Digital Makes Twin Acquisitions in Bid to Strengthen Institutional Appeal

The cryptocurrency merchant bank has acquired a lending firm and a trading company as it seeks to become the "go to" platform for institutional access to digital assets, the firm said Friday.

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