According to a sales report filed by Grayscale Investments with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) about the number of recently issued GBTC shares, the company has purchased a staggering $1,276,147,151 worth of Bitcoin.
Grayscale rakes in $1.27 billion in Bitcoin
On Jan. 21, Grayscale filed a report with U.S. securities regulator SEC, stating that since the filing date of the previous sales report (Jan. 14), the company has issued 37,036,200 GBTC shares and acquired 35,159.01978857 Bitcoins representing $1,276,147,151.
Grayscale is often called the biggest Bitcoin buyer among hedge funds. This fact is also admitted by the most famous Bitcoin hater, Peter Schiff. The company has been raking in funds from BTC chasers at a fast pace.
As reported by U.Today earlier, the subsidiary of Barry Silbert's Digital Currency Group, Grayscale, bought a whopping $300 million worth of Bitcoin in just 24 hours on Jan. 20. That is 8,762 BTC.
According to their recent Q4, 2020 report, in that quarter, the investment company saw massive inflows of BTC totaling $4.7 billion.
Grayscale's worth in crypto AUM shrinks as Bitcoin falls
On Jan. 21, Bitcoin demonstrated a sudden pullback, briefly reaching a low of $28,953 from $32,615, according to data shared by CoinMarketCap.
At press time, the flagship cryptocurrency has restored to the $30,874 level.
Thus, the aforementioned amount of BTC acquired by Grayscale shrank from $1,276,147,151 to its current value of $1,090,934,547.
Besides, the aggregated amount of crypto assets in company management has gone down from $27.2 billion to $25.5 billion.
The share of Bitcoin on this list is $21,036 billion compared to $22,482 billion, revealed in the previous Grayscale tweet.