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  • Grayscale has multiple crypto trusts in the registry.
  • Technophobic or risk averse investors can benefit from booming crypto markets.
  • Should ETFs go with the US SEC, interest in crypto trusts could wane.

Grayscale has registered more than a dozen altcoins familiarized with Delaware business registers for the past weekThis suggests that investors’ growing interest in altcoins should be considered. Coins included on the list Aave, Cardano, EOS, Uniswap and Speckle.

In a statement, Grayscale made it clear that there are currently no plans to set up any of these trusts, but that options should remain open should it ever be necessary:

“Grayscale is always looking for ways to offer products that meet investor needs,” said Michael Sonnenshein, CEO of Grayscale, announcing when new products are available to investors. “

The news hasn’t pumped the altcoin market, which plunged into a near ubiquitous slump after its ingestion yesterday collateral damage prompted by an Elon Musk Bitcoin Crash.

Grayscale reopened ETH Trust

Yesterday also grayscale announced that it had reopened its Ethereum Trust to private investors.

The Ethereum Trust, which holds $ 4 billion, works like any other Grayscale trust: Grayscale welcomes a group of private investors and invests their money in cryptocurrency. Then Grayscale charges them 2% and sells shares in the trusts at public trading counters.

Trusts like these promise investorstestable property [of crypto] through a traditional investment vehicle‘while crypto pots are kept illiquid and offline in the cold room.

Crypto Trusts: Use of missing ETFs

This makes trusts more expensive than the holy grail of listed Bitcoin: Exchange Traded Funds. However, applications for crypto ETFs on US exchanges have always been denied by the US stock exchange regulator.

This leads investors who prefer to trade crypto through traditional investment vehicles with publicly quoted prices and trusted legal advisers and accountants to grayscale trusts like that Bitcoin trust of grayscalewho manages $ 11.5 billion of privately invested BTC assets, or his ether Trust that is marketed Investors who want to avoid it “The challenges of buying ETH Zurich directly, storing it and keeping it safe.”

Companies like VanEck and Valkyrie Digital Assets made new attempts to apply for ETFs after the SEC chairman resigned Jay Clayton.

Editor’s Note: This article and its heading were updated after publication to clarify that, according to the CEO, Grayscale currently has no plans to launch any new altcoin trusts.