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FTX and Ledn Compete for Troubled BlockFi – Stories

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Each main crypto alternate FTX and crypto lender Ledn have reportedly joined the race for a stake within the troubled crypto lender BlockFi.

Bloomberg and CNBC reported concerning the ongoing negotiations between BlockFi and FTX. In accordance to CNBC’s undisclosed sources, FTX is near finalizing a time period sheet to purchase BlockFi for USD 25m and a deal is anticipated to be signed by the top of this week. In March, the lender was valued at USD 3bn.

Nevertheless, Zac Prince, CEO of BlockFi, mentioned that they “aren’t being offered for USD 25m.”

In the meantime, per Bloomberg’s undisclosed sources, Ledn would lead a funding spherical of as much as USD 400m  and supply a USD 50m fairness contribution that might give Ledn a “significant slice of the corporate.” Different traders would come with ParaFi Capital, per the report.

Ledn CEO Adam Reeds confirmed to Bloomberg that the agency “is at the moment evaluating a lot of alternatives to broaden its management in digital asset lending and past” however declined to remark any additional. Different concerned corporations declined to touch upon the matter.
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