TOBAM,  a annoncé le 22 novembre 2017 le lancement du TOBAM Bitcoin Fund, un fonds d’investissement alternatif (FIA) non réglementé, mis en place en France :

« The fund, the first of its kind in Europe, will allow qualified and institutional investors wanting to gain an exposure to the cryptocurrency to benefit from TOBAM’s top-of-the league research and IT systems to track the value of investing in the Bitcoin. »

« TOBAM’s fund allows for the first time qualified investors to gain exposure to the cryptocurrency in a more convenient and safer vehicle. Through a transparent and rigorous investment process, the TOBAM Bitcoin fund namely integrates the management of potential forks as well as the mitigation of the risk of loss and theft. »

Yves Choueifaty, President of TOBAM, a declaré :

“Research is the founding pillar of TOBAM, and we have conducted research from a technical, financial, economic, and regulatory point of view on Bitcoin for a year prior to launching this fund. This first move in the world of cryptocurrencies showcases our dedication to remaining ahead of the curve and to provide our clients with innovative products in the context of efficient (i.e. unpredictable) markets. Bitcoin being a highly diversifying asset, this launch is also an expression of our commitment to diversification in all its forms. Once again TOBAM is ahead of the curve and, in order to remain so, we will continue to reinvest a significant part of our growth into research and innovation for the best interest of our clients”.

TOBAM est une société de gestion d’actifs fondée en 2005 par Yves Choueifaty, qui a en plus des employés deux actionnaires minoritaires: le California Retirement System (CalPERS) de la Californie depuis avril 2011 et Amundi depuis mai 2012.

La société gère 8,8 milliards de dollars américains (en septembre 2017) en actions et obligations. L’équipe est composée de 49 professionnels de 17 nationalités différentes. TOBAM est réglementée par l’Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) depuis juin 2006 .

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