Nasdaq-Listed Victory Capital Plans Entry Into Crypto

The Texas-based firm will offer private funds for accredited U.S. investors in partnership with Hashdex.

Jun 9, 2021 at 2:37 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 1:08 p.m. UTC

Victory Capital is planning to enter the crypto market through a private fund for accredited investors that will track the Nasdaq Crypto Index (NCI).

  • The Texas-based company (NADAQ: VCTR) also plans to launch private funds tracking the Nasdaq Bitcoin Reference Price Index and the Nasdaq Ethereum Price Index, it said on Wednesday.
  • Victory Capital is launching the products in partnership with digital asset manager Hashdex.
  • Brazil-based Hashdex developed the NCI with Nasdaq to help foster institutional interest in digital assets.
  • It has previously offered index-tracking crypto funds to non-U.S. accredited investors in partnership
  • Partnering with Hashdex to offer such crypto funds makes Victory Capital "the exclusive sponsor of private placement funds and other vehicles for U.S. investors," according to the announcement.
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