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Sygnum Raises Over USD 40Mn Interim Close of Oversubscribed Funding

Global digital asset banking group Sygnum announced that it has raised more than USD 40 million against an initial ~USD 35 million target in an interim close of its latest funding round, which is named the Strategic Growth Round. As of the completion of this interim close the company’s post-money valuation stands at USD 900 million.

Global digital asset banking group Sygnum announced that it has raised more than USD 40 million against an initial ~USD 35 million target in an interim close of its latest funding round, which is named the Strategic Growth Round. As of the completion of this interim close the company’s post-money valuation stands at USD 900 million.

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The Strategic Growth Round will provide the group with additional financing to expand into new markets and further extend its suite of regulated products and services in order to take advantage of the increasingly positive market developments in the digital asset industry.

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Global asset management group Azimut Holding is the lead investor for the round and are joined by other new and existing strategic and financial investors. Consistent with prior fundraising rounds, the Strategic Growth Round also saw Sygnum employees participating as personal investors on the same terms. Sygnumers, together with the co-founders, board members and management team continue to hold majority ownership of the company.

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Mathias Imbach, Co-Founder and Group CEO says: “Closing a successful funding round in this macro environment with such strong partners is exciting, and we are thankful for our investors’ trust in us. Our core thesis has always been that Future has Heritage, and our strategy to build trust via regulation and good governance has guided us throughout all market cycles. We look forward to continuing to empower everyone everywhere to own digital assets with complete trust.”

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Proceeds from this financing round will be used to expand Sygnum’s geographic reach into new markets and accelerate the development of Sygnum’s fully regulated products such as its B2B (bank-to-bank) platform, which now powers the crypto offering of over 15 banks and financial institutions globally. In April 2023, Sygnum announced a partnership with PostFinance, one of Switzerland’s largest retail banks, to bring a range of bank-grade digital asset services to millions of Swiss customers. In November 2023, Sygnum Singapore inked a deal with the Singapore arm of 174-year-old private bank Bordier & Cie, expanding an existing partnership that began in 2021 in Geneva.

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Gerald Goh, Co-Founder and CEO Singapore adds: “This fundraising round is testament of Sygnum’s strong and unique position as a leading regulated financial institution in the global digital asset industry. The broader industry is emerging from the ‘crypto winter’ and investors and market participants are increasingly seeking to partner with trusted and well-managed financial institutions. For Sygnum, this fundraise will allow us to further build out our suite of fully regulated solutions to support investors as they increase their exposure to the asset class.”

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About Sygnum

Sygnum is a global digital asset banking group, founded on Swiss and Singapore heritage. We empower professional and institutional investors, banks, corporates and DLT foundations to invest in digital assets with complete trust. Our team enables this through our institutional-grade security, expert personal service and portfolio of regulated digital asset banking, asset management, tokenisation and B2B services.

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