Switzerland-based crypto financial institution Sygnum AG has secured over $40 million in a funding spherical led by asset supervisor Azimut Holding.
The Zurich-headquartered crypto-friendly financial institution Sygnum AG is about to double down on its acquisition plans and enlargement, with the newest funding spherical valuing the lender at about $900 million. In a blog post on Jan. 25, the financial institution mentioned it has raised $41 million towards an preliminary goal of $35 million in an interim shut of its newest funding spherical, which is known as the Strategic Progress Spherical.
Whereas Sygnum didn’t disclose the total checklist of backers, it famous that the newest funding was supported by new traders and led by Azimut Holding, a world asset administration group. Sygnum staff — who additionally participated within the funding — along with the co-founders, board members, and administration workforce proceed to carry majority possession of the corporate, the weblog submit reads.
The proceeds are anticipated to assist Sygnum increase its companies into new markets and additional prolong its suite of regulated services and products so as “to make the most of the more and more constructive market developments within the digital asset business.”
Based in 2018, Sygnum says its property underneath administration have surpassed the $4 billion mark because it boasts a clientele exceeding 1,700 from over 60 nations. The present workforce dimension is near 250 members.
The financial institution affords companies in Switzerland, Singapore, and holds licenses to function within the UAE and Luxembourg. In an interview with Bloomberg, Sygnum Singapore CEO Gerald Goh mentioned in 2024 the financial institution needs to enter “yet another European jurisdiction in addition to yet another Asian jurisdiction.”