May 13, 2021

Billionaire Alan Howard invested in Komainu crypto service

Billionaire Alan Howard invested in Komainu crypto service

Billionaire and one of the highest paid hedge fund managers Alan Howard takes over the investment round to the Komainu cryptocurrency depository. The team of the depository announced this on its official website.

In total, the depository was able to attract $ 25 million. In addition to Howard, Novogratz's Galaxy Digital bank, NOIA Capital fund and Nomura Research Institute also invested in the company.

According to Komainu, the funds will allow the company to expand its solution to support additional cryptocurrencies.

Transfer of capital to the cryptocurrency market

Alan Howard, 2013 top 40highly paid managers, has long been strengthening its presence in the cryptocurrency market. Howard made "substantial personal investments in cryptocurrencies" back in 2017, according to Bloomberg. However, how much Howard invested in the crypto market remains unknown.

In May, Howard's hedge fund Brevan Howard AssetManagement was able to bring 100% profit to investors even despite the crisis due to the pandemic. The fund has become one of the leaders in terms of payback after a couple of years of "mediocre results", Bloomberg reported.

Whether the fund's profits are related to Howard's personal impulses in the cryptocurrency market is also unknown.

Howard's loudest investment, however, wassupport of the One River Digital Asset Management Fund. At the end of November 2020, the fund invested $ 600 million in cryptocurrencies.According to the founder of the fund, Eric Peters, One River Digital Asset Management planned to accumulate up to $ 1 billion in bitcoin and ether at the beginning of 2021.

In February 2021, Howard also took part in the investment round of the Bitcoin payment service Bottlepay, which raised $ 15.5 million.

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Billionaire Alan Howard invested in Komainu crypto service