Though the FTX chapter was two months in the past, the problem is much from over for the crypto business. Presently, new FTX CEO John Ray and his crew are working to seek out as many liquid property as attainable to make up for the shopper losses.
As Bitcoinist reported yesterday, they’ve managed to recuperate round $5 billion in liquid property. “We’ve got situated over $5 billion of money, liquid cryptocurrency and liquid funding securities,” Andy Dietderich, an legal professional for FTX mentioned Wednesday in U.S. Chapter Courtroom in Delaware.
Large Crypto Dump Coming?
What might have been much more noteworthy was Dietderich’s assertion that FTX plans to dump non-strategic holdings with a e-book worth of $4.6 billion, which might result in great promoting stress within the crypto market.
Whereas Dietderich additionally pressured that the authorized crew remains to be working to create correct inner information, which might imply that the sale will likely be pushed again a bit, the liquidators might additionally take a staggered method to the method.
The FTX lawyer additionally revealed that the recovered funds don’t embody the property seized by the Bahamas Securities and Change Fee, which Dietderich estimates at solely $170 million, whereas Bahamian authorities put the worth as excessive as $3.5 billion. That’s as a result of the funds primarily include the illiquid FTT tokens, Dietderich mentioned.
Which Altcoins May Be Hit The Hardest?
Coinbase director Conor Grogan has been trying by way of all wallets to find out which altcoins FTX nonetheless owns. The biggest crypto place, in accordance with Grogan, is Solana (SOL), of which FTX owns greater than $700 million. To this, nevertheless, the Coinbase director notes that the majority of them are locked, so he isn’t certain why they could have counted them.
That is adopted by $575 million in FTT, $371 million MAPS, $127 million OXY, $90 million WBTC, $82 million BONA, and round $500 million “in different random” Solana-based (SPL) tokens.
“My easy mannequin is that the property desires a ‘win’ and good publicity to speak by way of all of the progress they’ve made,” Grogan claimed and continued on to say that in his opinion, the $5 billion determine is much too excessive for what might be offered on an open market.
On the identical time, Grogan acknowledged that the $4.6 billion is probably going not simply altcoins, but additionally Robinhood shares, different shares, and actual property. “400 million in Robinhood is a big quantity that’s in all probability pretty valued. The remaining… Onerous to say,” the Coinbase director mentioned.
In the meantime, the on-chain evaluation service “Lookonchain” has drawn consideration to the Alameda property receiving pockets, which acquired 30 million USDC from “Alameda Analysis 25” a couple of hours in the past.
The pockets at present holds crypto price $167 million, together with 100 million BIT ($46.6 million), 41 million USDT, 31.8 million USDC, 17,177 ETH ($24 million), 4.6 million SUSHI ($5.2 million), 10 million WXRP ($3.76 million), 6.86 million RNDR ($3.2 million), and 6.86 million SRM ($1.6 million).
At press time, the Solana (SOL) value stood at $16.27. The value nearly doubled for the reason that backside at $8.16 on December 29.
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