Grayscale Adds $1 Billion to Crypto Products in Q3, Sees ‘Unprecedented Demand’ for Bitcoin Cash

Grayscale Investments has announced a record quarterly performance, raking in $1.05 billion in investments, mostly from institutional investors. The company also sees “unprecedented demand” for bitcoin cash.

Record Quarter, Over $1 Billion Added

Grayscale Investments released its third-quarter performance Wednesday. The company tweeted:

We just recorded our largest ever quarterly inflows – over $1.0 billion in 3Q20 – making it the third consecutive record-breaking quarter. YTD investment into the Grayscale family of products has surpassed $2.4 billion.

Specifically, the company revealed that the total investment into its products in 3Q 2020 was $1.05 billion, noting that the majority of investment (81%) came from institutional investors, dominated by hedge funds. In the third quarter, offshore investors accounted for 57% of new investment capital into its products.

The total investment into Grayscale’s products was $2.7 billion over the 12-month period ending Sept. 30, which was more than double the $1.2 billion cumulative inflow into the company’s products from 2013 through 2019.

Unprecedented Demand for 3 Products

Grayscale also revealed that three products have seen “unprecedented demand.” The company detailed, “Grayscale’s Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and Digital Large Cap [DLC] products have all seen over 10x growth in inflows quarter-over-quarter,” elaborating:

Unprecedented demand for BCH, LTC, and DLC … On average, the aforementioned products saw inflows increase by more than 1,400% quarter-over-quarter.

“These developments followed FINRA’s verification in July that the required diligence to begin quoting the bitcoin cash and litecoin products … had been completed,” the company explained.

Grayscale Investments’ total net asset under management is $6.3 billion as of Tuesday. The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) had the most asset under management ($5,157 million), followed by the Ethereum Trust…

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