カテゴリー: Acquisition

Bibox Buys 100% Share of Decentralized Exchange Dex.top

Bibox, a Chinese digital asset exchange, has acquired 100 percent of shares in Dex.top, a decentralized ERC20 exchange that also operates from Beijing. Officials refused to discuss the price of the deal, saying it was “private.” Bibox, which handles $236 million of trading volume daily, said Dex.top will help expand its product offering. Also read: U.K. […]

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Bibox Buys 100% Share of Decentralized Exchange Dex.top

Bibox, a Chinese digital asset exchange, has acquired 100 percent of shares in Dex.top, a decentralized ERC20 exchange that also operates from Beijing. Officials refused to discuss the price of the deal, saying it was “private.” Bibox, which handles $236 million of trading volume daily, said Dex.top will help expand its product offering. Also read: U.K. […]

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The Daily: Coincheck Relists Nem, Okex Adds Dong

The Daily: Coincheck Exchange Relists Nem, Okex Adds Vietnamese DongIn this edition of The Daily, we report on Coincheck’s decision to resume nem (XEM) trading and relist two other coins — ether (ETH) and lisk (LSK). Also, Digital asset exchange Okex has added support for the Vietnamese fiat currency on its C2C platform and we cover the reasoning behind the move. Also in The […]

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Trade.io Acquires Primus Capital Markets to Offer BTC-Backed Forex Trading

Trade.io Acquires Brokerage Primus Capital Markets, to Offer Bitcoin-Backed Forex TradingTrade.io, a cryptocurrency exchange and investment company, has acquired British brokerage firm Primus Capital Markets Ltd for an undisclosed amount. The new subsidiary is to start trading foreign currency using digital assets as base currency under a new name, TIO Markets. Initially, customers will be able to make deposits and withdrawals in bitcoin core, ethereum, […]

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PR: aXpire Acquires BlockchainWarehouse (BCW)

aXpire Acquires BlockchainWarehouse (BCW)aXpire, a leading blockchain fund solutions company, has announced the acquisition of BlockchainWarehouse (BCW), a blockchain accelerator and leading token sale product developer. aXpire has made the acquisition to bolster the strength of its in-house blockchain talent and add a new product offering to its technology suite. BlockchainWarehouse offers a crypto-to-crypto gateway that aXpire has rebranded as “CoinBX” (pronounced “coinbox” or “coinbox blockchain exchange”), which will allow aXpire to offer AXPR purchases directly through its web applications, Resolvr and MatchBX. Clients will be able to buy AXPR with Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash and Ether through a simple button on each product. This AXPR will be made available from existing tokens sold through exchanges.

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Bitstamp Confirms Acquisition by South Korean Company

Bitstamp has confirmed that it has been acquired by a European subsidiary of a South Korean corporation. Nejc Kodrič will remain the CEO of the exchange. The Korean group also owns gaming giant Nexon and Korbit, the country’s fourth largest crypto exchange. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Bitstamp Acquired The oldest […]

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The Daily: Global Cryptocurrency M&As Rise, US Town Halts Mining

The Daily: Small Town Takes a Break From Mining, Industry Consolidation AheadIn today’s edition of The Daily, we look at how the current bear market is facilitating consolidation in the global cryptocurrency industry. We also focus on recent calls by an intergovernmental organization to tighten up rules on virtual assets throughout the world, as well as a story about a small U.S. town that has banned […]

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Japanese Exchange Takeover: Zaif Transfers All Crypto Services to Fisco

Japanese Exchange Takeover: Zaif Transfers All Crypto Services to FiscoJapanese crypto exchange Zaif has concluded a business transfer agreement with another regulated crypto exchange in Japan. Fisco Cryptocurrency Exchange will take over all of Zaif’s services and will be responsible for repaying users who lost their coins when Zaif was hacked last month. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals […]

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Huobi ‘Aggressively’ Enters Japanese Market With Plans to Become the Largest Exchange

Huobi 'Aggressively' Enters Japanese Market With Plans to Become the Largest ExchangeCrypto exchange Huobi is entering the Japanese market by acquiring a majority stake in one of the 16 government-approved crypto exchanges in the country. The company says it plans to “aggressively scale this trading platform into the largest in Japan,” with an eye on global expansion in the future. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to […]

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Rakuten Acquires Crypto Exchange to Fast-Track Into the Japanese Market

Rakuten Acquires Crypto Exchange to Fast-Track Into the Japanese MarketJapanese mega e-commerce and internet company Rakuten Inc. is entering the crypto space. Instead of submitting a new application to the country’s financial regulator, Rakuten is acquiring an existing crypto exchange to fast-track into the Japanese crypto market. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Rakuten to Operate Crypto Exchange Rakuten Inc. announced […]

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