Kraken Launches Bitcoin Futures After Acquiring U.K’s Crypto Facilities In a “Nine-Figure Deal”

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken announced today that it had acquired leading crypto derivatives provider Crypto Facilities. The parties declined to reveal the exact figure involved in the deal, saying that it was a “nine-figure deal” and “Kraken’s largest acquisition to date and one of the largest the industry has seen.” Kraken acquires Crypto Facilities, […]

Crypto Exchange Kraken Considers Private Listing at $4B Valuation – Report

Leading U.S.-based bitcoin exchange Kraken is considering a private offering and has sent out emails to its high-value clients informing them about the investment opportunity, Finance Magnates reported.

Kraken Launches OTC Block Trading Service

U.S.-based bitcoin exchange Kraken has announced a major expansion to its OTC trading platform which will enhance the execution of large block trades for clients worldwide.

Kraken Announces Major Update in MtGox Claims Investigation

Global digital asset exchange Kraken shared major news from Tokyo’s court-appointed trustee in the investigation of claims from MtGox creditors.

Kraken Adds Several Ethereum Options

Kraken, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, has announced today it would offer its customers so-called Ether Dark Pool trading, which, as the company’s blog post explains, “allows clients to discreetly place large ether orders without exposing their intentions to the public, lit order book.” Kraken claims to be the first and only exchange […]

Kraken Exchange to Supply Market Data for Bitcoin Price Indices

Kraken, San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange in Euro volume and liquidity, has announced on May 3, 2016, that it was selected as a key supplier of market data for reference and real-time bitcoin price indices that will be launched by CME Group, joint operator of the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average and one of […]

Japan’s Brokerage Company Money Partners Group Invests in Kraken

One of the world’s leading bitcoin exchanges Kraken has announced it raised significant funds during Series B investment round from a Japan-based currency brokerage company Money Partners Group. Parties did not disclose details of the deal, so the exact amount of the investment is unknown. Kraken’s CEO Jesse Powell said in a statement: “This investment […]

MtGox Trustee States Creditor Repayment Has Made Significant Progress

Kraken, a cryptocurrency exchange assisting the trustee for MtGox collapse investigation, has released a statement on his behalf, noting that reviewing of claims from the defunct exchange’s customers has made a significant progress. MtGox halted operations in February 2014, when then-CEO Mark Karpeles stated the exchange had suffered from a hacker attack resulting in theft […]

Following The Partnership with Ripple SBI Holdings Invests in Kraken

Japanese venture capital firm SBI stated it would invest in bitcoin exchange Kraken, Reuters report. The deal is a part of Kraken‘s Series B investment round, and follows its recent merger with two North American bitcoin exchanges, Coinsetter and Carvitex. The terms of the investment, however, are kept undisclosed. Jesse Powell, CEO at Kraken stated: […]

Kraken Eats Up Two American Exchanges and It’s a Big Deal

San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange has announced it acquired another American exchange, Coinsetter. This includes Canadian Cavirtex in the deal as well, as it had been acquired by Coinsetter in April 2015. Kraken has also announced it enters into partnership with US-based financial startup SynapsePay, which claims it facilitates interbank money remittances. The acquisition finally gives […]