Fidelity Poaches Coinbase Institutional Sales Head Christine Sandler
Coinbase's director of institutional sales, Christine Sandler, has left the crypto exchange for Fidelity Investments, sources said.
Fidelity Investment, one of the world's largest asset managers, is setting up a new entity to serve European institutional investors in digital assets.
Fidelity Digital Assets expects to sign its first crypto exchange partner by year-end, giving clients access to a broader pool of liquidity.
Fidelity Digital Assets envisions a future where custodians work behind the scenes to store cryptocurrency for other firms’ clients, an exec said.
The crypto-focused branch of the major asset manager is looking to grow its team with the addition of 10 new roles across blockchain and trading.
Financial services giant Fidelity hired Chris Tyrer, former head of Barclays' digital assets project.