Two days ago, bankruptcy administrators and FTX debtors published an update for unsecured creditors claiming the discovery of $5.5 billion in liquid assets. Roughly $3.5 billion of these funds are cryptocurrency assets, with 11 different digital currencies classified as “liquid assets.” However, two of the firm’s top cryptocurrency caches are not liquid as the company’s 47.51 million SOL tokens are locked and the firm’s FTT balance distorts the realization of actual liquidity due to FTX’s control of more than 80% of the supply.
Locked Solana and Illiquid FTT Assets to Complicate FTX’s Bankruptcy Process
On Jan. 17, 2023, FTX debtors published a press release and visual presentation of assets discovered since the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Nov. 11, 2022. The FTX