Stone Ridge’s Open-End Mutual Fund to Invest in Bitcoin — SEC Filing Opens the Door for Other Mutual Funds to Add BTC
Asset management firm Stone Ridge has filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its open-end mutual fund to invest in bitcoin. “This is a big deal. Stone Ridge filing opens the door for every mutual fund to add bitcoin,” said a fellow asset manager.
Stone Ridge Wants Its Mutual Fund to Invest in Bitcoin
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Anthony Scaramucci, founder of another asset management firm Skybridge Capital, which itself has about half a billion dollars worth of bitcoin in its bitcoin fund, commented on the filing last week. “Important development in bitcoin. Stone Ridge filed with the SEC to become the first open-ended mutual fund to buy bitcoin,” he wrote. Scaramucci also sees BTC price to reach $100K by year-end.
Noting that “Stone Ridge will be able to start buying bitcoin on April 26 (when their prospectus goes effective),” he opined:
This is a big deal. Stone Ridge filing opens the door for every mutual fund to add bitcoin (if they want to).
Stone Ridge founder Ross Stevens also founded the New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG), a bitcoin-only financial services firm. Early this month, the firm filed for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) with the SEC. Stevens recently said that he sees “a wall of money” coming into the asset class. NYDIG already has over $6 billion in bitcoin and the firm expects to have over $25 billion in the cryptocurrency by the end of the year.
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