Alameda Analysis ‘joyful to return’ $200M mortgage to Voyager Digital
Quantitative buying and selling firm Alameda Analysis will return an estimated $200 million to Voyager Digital, which is headed by chapter. Almeida borrowed funds in cryptocurrencies in September 2021. At the moment, the quantity was nearer to $380 million.
In response to a latest submitting within the Chapter Courtroom of the Southern District of New York, the events have reached an settlement, and Almeida will return roughly 6,553 bitcoin (BTC) and 51,000 ether (ETH) by September 30. In its company Twitter account, Almeida confirmed its readiness to refund the cash:
Glad to pay again Voyager mortgage and get our collateral again at any time when Voyager labored for
— Alameda Analysis (@AlamedaResearch) 8 July 2022
In return, Voyager must return collateral within the type of 4.65 million FTX tokens (FTT) and 63.75 million Serum (SRM), which is $160 million at press time. The corporate has been going by Chapter 11 chapter procedures since July and started auctioning its belongings in September to return a part of the cash to prospects.
Through the chapter case, court docket proceedings and monetary paperwork have proven a detailed relationship between Voyager and Alameda. In June, when Voyager bought into bother, Alameda went from debt to lender and provided a $500 million bailout. Nevertheless, this led to a public battle between the 2 sides, and Voyager rejected a purchase order, claiming it might “hurt prospects.”
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Moreover, Voyager’s monetary books point out that it loaned $1.6 billion in crypto loans to an entity based mostly within the British Virgin Islands, the identical place the place Almeida is registered. On the identical time, Alameda was additionally the biggest stakeholder in Voyager, with an 11.56% stake within the firm having been acquired by two investments totaling $110 million. Earlier this 12 months, Alameda surrendered 4.5 million shares to keep away from reporting necessities, lowering its fairness to 9.49%.
Like many different crypto platforms and lending establishments together with Celsius, BlockFi and Hodlnot, Voyager struggled to proceed its operations following the worldwide crypto market collapse within the early summer time of 2022.