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Lending And Borrowing

Access alternative liquidity for institutional market-making, leverage, hedging and working capital needs.

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Genesis is a leading lending desk in the cryptocurrency markets. We facilitate two way originations between lenders and borrowers, acting as a trusted counterparty for institutions worldwide.

Earn yield

Lend your assets or borrow against crypto or cash collateral to facilitate working capital needs.

Customized loans

Fully bespoke loan terms and structures designed to meet the needs of both lenders and borrowers across client segments and regions.

Yield across assets

Seamless integration with the Genesis trading, derivatives and custody desks providing enhanced capital efficiency.

Lending And Borrowing Overview

One of the largest institutional lenders in the digital asset industry.

  • Global team providing 24/7 coverage to support client needs across market cycles. Professional expertise to structure special situation deals within the digital asset space.

  • Access to wide variety of inventory, facilitating originations in over 100+ assets.

  • Loans structured as open-term or fixed-term with custom durations.

  • Easily monitor positions through our online platform in real time. Download historical transaction history for reporting needs on a daily and monthly basis.

  • Always face Genesis as a trusted counterparty.

Regulatory Notes

  • Genesis Global Capital, LLC (“GGC”): GGC is a New Jersey-based provider of lending and borrowing services for digital assets and fiat currency to and from institutional and HNWI clients and is registered as a Money Services Business with FinCEN.

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The industry’s largest institutional digital asset lender.”

— Bloomberg, January 2022

Genesis represents one of the larger players in the rapidly growing institutional crypto lending market ... the team has Wall Street credentials.”

— The Street, June 2021

Lending And Borrowing FAQ

What are the minimums?

The minimum size a client can lend to Genesis is 100 units of BTC, 1,000 units of ETH, $2mm of USD and $1mm for altcoins. The minimum origination size to borrow from Genesis is $1mm.

How are rates determined?

Interest rates are based on prevailing market conditions as well as overall supply and demand within our book.

How are collateral levels determined?

Collateral levels are determined on a case by case basis after completion of onboarding and credit due diligence.

Which assets do you support?

We support over 100+ assets from major coins to esoteric assets on a case by case basis.

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Our team is ready to help you every step of the way, with a commitment to sophisticated execution and best-in-class professional support.

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