HomeCrypto NewsBloomberg's Eric Balchunas: BlackRock's Bitcoin ETF Already Registers More Than 400 Investors

Bloomberg’s Eric Balchunas: BlackRock’s Bitcoin ETF Already Registers More Than 400 Investors


By Angel Di Matteo @shadowargel

This new data adds to the growing list of records registered by the iShares Bitcoin Trust managed by BlackRock, which in itself is quite notable within the exchange-traded fund sector in general.


  • The ETF Bitcoin in cash BlackRock register a new record
  • It already registers more than 400 investors as indicated in its first quarterly report
  • Within the scope of ETFs in general, this is a very remarkable record for any fund
  • The product of BlackRock It has also capitalized on the higher revenues and the greater amount of assets under management

The exchange-traded fund (ETF) based on Bitcoin managed by BlackRock registered more than 400 investors in its first quarter of operations since it hit the market in January of this year, a figure that marks an important milestone for this type of product in general within the traditional stock market.

New record for the ETF Bitcoin of BlackRock

The precision was made by the senior analyst of Bloomberg, Eric Balchunas, who shared this information in a message published through his X account (Twitter), in which it reads:

$IBIT finished with 414 reported starters in its first 13F season (quarter), which is mind-blowing, beats the record. Even having 20 starters when you’re a newborn is silly, very rare.

In turn, Balchunas presented a comparison that shows how ETFs Bitcoin in cash, including BlackRock, attracted investors in contrast to other funds listed on the US stock exchange, highlighting precisely the performance in this indicator by IBIT, FBTC, BITB and ARKB.

Other achievements capitalized by the ETF Bitcoin of BlackRock

This new data is added to other records that the flagship product of BlackRock in the sector Bitcoin.

Regarding assets under management, at the time of publication the IBIT of BlackRock It has about 274,755 BTC valued at more than USD $18,115 millionbeing the fund of its type with the largest amount of Bitcoin acquired.

Regarding the daily balances, according to data published by Farside Investors, he IBIT To date, it has capitalized some USD $849 million in net income in its best day. And in global revenues, BlackRock’s product has capitalized more than USD $15,502 million since it began operations at the time of publication.

Returning to investors, the ETF Bitcoin of BlackRock It has also managed to attract very well-known entities. Recent reports reveal that the state of Wisconsin in the United States has a million-dollar position in this product, which translates into some 2.4 million shares of the IBIT. They also highlight BNP Paribas, JPMorgan and other major banks.

As for the Bitcoin, The main digital currency is currently trading at around USD $65,036 per unit amid some volatility, registering values ​​very similar to those seen yesterday.

Article by Angel Di Matteo / DailyBitcoin

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WARNING: This is an informative article. DiarioBitcoin is a media outlet, it does not promote, endorse or recommend any particular investment. It is worth noting that investments in cryptoassets are not regulated in some countries. They may not be suitable for retail investors as the entire amount invested could be lost. Check the laws of your country before investing.


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