Fidelity Digital Assets

Fidelity Digital Assets Adds Collateral Agent Capabilities,
Will Custody Bitcoin Pledged on Loans Financed by BlockFi

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Fidelity Digital AssetsSM today announced a new offering that enables clients on Fidelity’s institutional-grade digital assets custody platform to pledge bitcoin as collateral in a transaction. The new capability marks Fidelity’s entrance into the digital asset financing space, strengthening and broadening Fidelity Digital Assets’ existing custody offering, which remains integrated with a trade execution venue for customer liquidity needs. In conjunction with the launch of the collateral agent capability, BlockFi, a leading cryptocurrency lending platform and a CME Bitcoin Futures Block Liquidity Provider, will begin to offer its institutional customers the option to custody bitcoin pledged as collateral in their cash loans on Fidelity’s platform. Fidelity Digital Assets continues to build out its offering to include more of the services that institutions have come to expect from traditional asset classes, sparking new growth opportunities that prompted a recently announced hiring initiative.


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