Breaking: Crypto lender Genesis Global halts withdrawals

Breaking: Crypto lender Genesis Global halts withdrawals


According to a new tweet by Genesis Global on Nov. 16, the institutional crypto lender said it would “temporarily suspend redemptions and new loan originations in the lending business.” In explaining the decision, the firm cited “unprecedented market turmoil” related to the collapse of troubled cryptocurrency exchange FTX, resulting in “abnormal” levels of withdrawals that Genesis Global claims to have exceeded its current liquidity.

The firm also added that its current liquidity was negatively impacted by the collapse of hedge fund Three Arrows Capital in June. As part of bankruptcy proceedings, the brokerage has filed a $1.2-billion claim against Three Arrows Capital.

Though it’s unclear what the firm’s liquidity levels are, Cointelegraph previously reported that Genesis Global had $175 million worth of funds stuck on FTX. In

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