Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Steven Cohen to Invest in New Crypto Trading Firm: Report

The New York Mets owner is set to make an investment in Radkl, a new quantitative trading firm for digital assets.

AccessTimeIconSep 14, 2021 at 10:40 a.m. UTC
Updated May 11, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. UTC
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Steven Cohen will invest in a new crypto trading firm in the billionaire hedge-fund manager’s latest bet on the cryptocurrency market.

  • The New York Mets owner is set to make an investment in Radkl, a quantitative trading firm for digital assets, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.
  • Pronounced “radical,” Radkl launches today and is run by a team from high-speed trading firm GTS.
  • A spokeswoman from Point72 Asset Management, Cohen’s hedge-fund firm, has said that Cohen is investing in Radkl in a personal capacity and won’t be involved in its day-to-day operations.
  • Point72 has also been actively investing in the crypto market, and led a $21 million Series A funding round into data analytics platform Messari last month.
  • Cohen’s forays into crypto go back to 2018, when he invested in cryptocurrency-focused hedge fund Autonomous Partners.

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Jamie Crawley

Jamie Crawley is a CoinDesk news reporter based in London.


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