mergers and acquisitions

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Crypto Has 'Too Many Tokens' and Mergers Are Coming
M&As could give birth to tokens such as 'ShibaPepes' and 'FlokiDoges,' according to one expert.
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DCG CEO Barry Silbert (CoinDesk archives)
DCG's Barry Silbert Pitched Genesis-Gemini Merger in a Drastic Bid to Save the Lender in 2022
Silbert’s motion to dismiss the New York Attorney General’s $3 billion lawsuit contains emails from around the time 3AC failed and the Genesis and Gemini loans business began...
DCG CEO Barry Silbert (CoinDesk archives)

Ripple is planning to acquire Standard Custody & Trust Co., along with its New York charter. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
Ripple to Buy New York Crypto Trust Company to Expand U.S. Options
Standard Custody & Trust Co., which has a New York charter, will be the latest acquisition to grow Ripple's regulatory qualifications.
Ripple is planning to acquire Standard Custody & Trust Co., along with its New York charter. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

Grayscale Investments CEO Michael Sonnenshein
Is Grayscale Takeover Bait Amid Bitcoin ETF Battle?
Experts said newcomers in the bitcoin investing game could be enticed by Grayscale, the incumbent with a huge lead.
Grayscale Investments CEO Michael Sonnenshein

Web3 Gaming (Chanzj/Pixabay)
Metaverse Firm Improbable Sold Gaming Unit MPG to Keywords Studios for Nearly $100M
Improbable closed the sale of The Multiplayer Group on Sunday.
Web3 Gaming (Chanzj/Pixabay)

Bitcoin miners will likely see a wave of M&A as halving approaches. (nikko macaspac/Unsplash)
Bitcoin Halving Is Poised to Unleash Darwinism on Miners
Strong miners might be about to eat the weak ones as the reward for mining BTC gets cut in half, experts say.
Bitcoin miners will likely see a wave of M&A as halving approaches. (nikko macaspac/Unsplash)

Hong Kong skyline (Ruslan Bardash/Unsplash)
BC Technology Denies Report of $128M Crypto Exchange Sale
Firm calls report by Bloomberg “factually inaccurate and highly misleading.”
Hong Kong skyline (Ruslan Bardash/Unsplash)

Ripple ad in Washington's Union Station (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Ripple Acquires Crypto-Focused Chartered Trust Company Fortress Trust
A person with knowledge of the matter said the price tag was less than the $250 million it paid for custody firm Metaco in May.
Ripple ad in Washington's Union Station (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)
FTX Pauses Sale of $500M Stake in AI Firm Anthropic: Bloomberg
The move followed months of due diligence on the stake being done by the bidders, according to Bloomberg’s sources.
FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

Handshake (Shutterstock)
Investment Firm Republic Buys Stake in Crypto Broker-Dealer INX at $50M Valuation
Republic will acquire around a 9.5% stake in INX following the initial investment, with a commitment to acquire of 100% of equity at a valuation of $120 million as early as Q3...
Handshake (Shutterstock)