DCG owes creditors over $3B, considering $500M VC portfolio sale

Cryptocurrency dealer Genesis Global Trading allegedly owes its creditors greater than $3 billion, in accordance with a Jan. 12 report from the Financial Times. Its dad or mum, the Digital Currency Group (DCG), which additionally owns Grayscale Investments and its collection of digital asset trusts, seeks to promote a part of its enterprise capital holdings to offset the shortfall.

According to folks accustomed to the matter, DCG’s enterprise arm has greater than 200 crypto-related initiatives “comparable to exchanges, banks and custodians in a minimum of 35 nations,” with a complete valuation of round $500 million.

Previously, it was thought that Genesis Global had an estimated shortfall of $1 billion. According to Gemini founder Cameron Winklevoss, Genesis lent greater than $2.3 billion to now-defunct hedge fund Three Arrows Capital, leaving it with a $1.2 billion loss when the agency failed in June 2022. More than 340,000 customers are affected within the wake of the Gemini Earn <> Genesis Global dispute.

Cointelegraph reported on November 16, 2022, that Genesis halted withdrawals citing “unprecedented market turmoil.” At the time, the corporate reportedly had $175 million price of funds caught on FTX and had already obtained a $140 million fairness infusion to cowl losses. 

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