London, 30 April — Sequant Capital, an FCA UK regulated broker experienced in managing portfolios for professional investors for over 10 years, is today announcing a strategic partnership with HitBTC, the most technologically advanced cryptocurrency exchange platform. This partnership will mark a new era for professional crypto traders providing them with direct market access to crypto assets through an FCA regulated company in the UK.
Traders depositing a minimum of 100 BTC or 1000 ETH with Sequant Capital will have funds stored securely in a cold wallet managed by the broker. That initial collateral, protected by the FCA regulated firm, will reduce the counterparty’s risks while giving them full advantage of trading on HitBTC – one of the world’s longest running cryptocurrency exchanges and the fastest platform featuring over 300 cryptocurrencies in more than 500 trading pairs, with an average daily trading volume of $192 million.
George Zarya, CEO and founder of Sequant Capital says: “Our aim is to solve many of the issues that cryptocurrency traders are currently experiencing and to reserve a place at the forefront of the civilised regulation process.
The FCA sets a high bar for financial regulation in the UK, and by applying that high standard to our operating model with HitBTC we aim to increase trust and stability. For investors in traditional markets or those who already have exposure to cryptocurrencies but are lacking the professional ‘high-touch’ service that would let them trade large blocks in confidence, our initiative is a big step forward.”
Sophia Miller, CMO HitBTC adds: “We have noticed an increasing demand for personal services from high net worth traders in strategic regions — with London topping this list. As a response to this demand, our valued customers now have a dedicated service company in London with a strong focus on their needs, and we look forward to the greater level of service this partnership with Sequant Capital will bring.
The crypto market is still catching up with the level of service and codes of conduct that are so well established in the world of traditional trading, and while we are elaborating the most stable and efficient technological product in its class, this service, fostered by our partners, will no doubt be of interest for HitBTC customers across the world.”
8th largest in the world according to CoinMarketCap, $192,692,210 trading volume. Correct at 12:01 UTC, 11.04.2018
Since 2013, HitBTC has been the world’s most technologically advanced cryptocurrency exchange. Created as a collaboration between outstanding technical minds, high-level finance professionals and experienced traders, HitBTC has delivered the most reliable, fast and powerful platform in its segment.
HitBTC team puts great effort into maintaining this forefront position in accordance with the rapidly growing security requirements, shaping regulations and service level demand of the crypto trading industry.
About Sequant Capital
Sequant Capital is a UK regulated broker, based in London, and operating since 2007. It specialises in giving investors access to the very latest technology, whilst still retaining a human touch and personalised service. A team of cryptocurrency enthusiasts and experienced financial professionals, we believe that blockchain technology is the future of finance and are making it happen.
Sequant Capital Limited is authorised and regulated by the FCA (FRN: 473312).
Cryptocurrencies are a complex and unregulated investment product in the UK, which carry a high level of risk to your capital; you should only deal with money you can afford to lose. The value of investments and the income from them may vary, and you may realise less than the sum invested. Only deal with these products if you understand their speculative and volatile nature and the extent of your exposure to risk. If necessary, seek independent professional advice.