ETC Group to list ETPs on the Vienna Stock Exchange
Europe’s ETC Group, a provider of digital asset-backed securities, has announced that it is listing its entire portfolio of crypto ETPs on Austria’s national stock market.
The firm writes that this will be Vienna’s first listing of a carbon neutral crypto ETP - BTCetc: ETC Group Physical Bitcoin (ticker: BTCE) - and the first listing of a Litecoin based ETP - LTCetc: ETC Group’s Physical Litecoin ETC (ticker: ELTC). ETC Group is also listing its Ethereum ETP - ETHetc: ETC Group Physical Ethereum ETC (ticker: ZETH).
Traded on exchange regulated markets, investors can buy and sell the ETCs in the same way they would when trading conventional shares, with the identical regulatory protections in place, the firm writes.
"ETC Group’s institutional-grade crypto exchange traded products provide institutions as well as private investors the opportunity to add major cryptocurrencies to their portfolios while seamlessly trading on regulated markets through their conventional broker or bank. The cryptocurrencies are 100 per cent physically backed and central counterparty cleared."
Bradley Duke, CEO of ETC Group says: “We are delighted to list in Austria and on such a respected stock exchange as Wiener Börse. ETC Group provides exposure to bitcoin, ether, and litecoin through our 100 per cent physically backed cryptocurrency ETPs. Bringing our entire portfolio to the Vienna Stock Exchange continues ETC Group’s leadership of the crypto ETP market by launching innovative digital asset classes for institutional and retail investors across European and global exchanges.”
BTCE, ZETH and ELTC are supported in Europe by a network of world class Authorised Participants (APs) and Market Makers, experienced in cryptocurrency markets as well as the ETP markets. The APs ensure on-exchange liquidity and tight spreads, enabling traders to purchase in all sizes with the tightest spreads in crypto ETPs market.
BTCE, ZETH and ELTC is issued by ETC Group and distributed by HANetf. The Market Maker on the Vienna Stock Exchange will be Lang & Schwarz.