The investment company Galaxy Digital Holdings has revealed it is joining the growing list of firms looking to sponsor a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). Novogratz’s crypto firm applied with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday to launch a product called the “Galaxy Bitcoin ETF.”
Galaxy Digital Wants to Provide a Bitcoin ETF
Galaxy Digital Holdings (TSX: GLXY) filed a Form S-1 registration with the SEC on Monday in order to get approval for a new bitcoin ETF. The “Galaxy Bitcoin ETF” filing was submitted on April 12, 2021, and joins the seven other bitcoin ETF contenders waiting for approval from the U.S. regulator. Galaxy Digital is an investment company led by Michael Novogratz, a former executive from the macro-strategy hedge fund Fortress.
“Galaxy Bitcoin ETF is an exchange-traded fund that issues common shares of beneficial interest that trade on NYSE Arca,” The Galaxy ETF filing notes. “The…