Bitcoin Broker NYDIG Acquires Firm That Finances Mining Farms

The Stone Ridge spin-off is adding Arctos Capital to the mix.

Apr 22, 2021 at 1:12 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 12:45 p.m. UTC

NYDIG has bought a commercial lender to extend its reach across the institutional bitcoin landscape.

  • Arctos Capital provides financing solutions to bitcoin miners and other crypto firms, according to a Thursday announcement.
  • Earlier this year NYDIG acquired Digital Assets Data, a crypto research and analytics firm.
  • "We are thrilled about joining NYDIG to continue building financing solutions and other services that support the growth of the bitcoin mining industry across North America," Arctos Capital Managing Partner Trevor Smyth said in a statement.
  • The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
  • NYDIG, a bitcoin-focused spin-off of Stone Ridge Asset Management, has raised $300 million since March from big names including Liberty Mutual, New York Life, George Soros, Morgan Stanley and more.

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