Coinshares Launches The First Physically- Backed Exchange Traded Product (ETP) Providing Exposure To Tezos

by | Jan 26, 2022 | Adoption, Latest

Coinshares, a pioneer in digital asset investing and Europe’s biggest digital asset manager has launched the first physically-backed exchange-traded product (ETP) which provides exposure to Tezos.

All physical XTZ is securely held with Komainu – an institutional-grade regulated digital asset custodian.

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Coinshares Launches Physical Staked Tezos ETP

In February, 2021 it was announced by Daniel Masters on a Tezos Commons Teztalks episode that Tezos will be listed on Coinshares, this was later covered on XTZ News here

Now, Coinshares have listed a physical Tezos exchange traded product to expand its range of institutional offerings. Other ETPs available on Coinshares include: Bitcoin,  Ethereum, Litecoin, XRP and Polkadot.

Only Tezos and Polkadot ETPs are currently available as staked physical products and have reduced management fees of 0.0% PA. All other cryptocurrency ETPs contain a management fee. 

The ticker will be ‘XTZS’ and each XTZS Security is 100% physically backed by the underlying asset according to a factsheet created in January 2022.

Each investor has the option to redeem their securities directly for tez. The Coin Entitlement (CE) will be set at 5.0 tez at launch and the price will be determined by the CE multiplied by the tez price.

Trading of the XTZS securities will happen on the Börse Xetra exchange, which is Europe’s largest ETF trading venue. It will join the ETC Groups’ institutional-grade Tezos product (EXTZ), where the trading venue is also Deutsche Börse Xetra.

It will trade in USD and EUR markets and the Bloomberg codes will be set to XTZT GR for USD trading and XTZS GR for EUR trading.

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