Galois co-founder announced that the fund has halted all trading as it is no longer viable post-FTX.
Crypto Hedge Fund Galois Capital Shuts Down After Losing $40M
Galois Capital, one of the world’s largest crypto funds has called it quits after losing a significant portion of its capital in the collapse of FTX.
The company announced it in a tweet on Monday: “Thank you all for the kind words. Yes, it is true that our flagship fund is shutting down.”
According to CoinDesk reports, on November Galois Capital had $40 million stuck at FTX. At the time, Galois Capital’s Co-founder Kevin Zhou said that it would take a few years to recover “some percentage” of the funds.
He specifically appointed: “We will work tirelessly to maximize our chances of recovering stuck capital by any means.”
The FT informed that Galois has sold its bankruptcy claims for 16 cents on the dollar. According to CoinDesk’s reports, in January FTX claims were going for around 13 cents on the dollar on the bankruptcy marketplace Xclaim.
“This entire tragic saga starting from the luna collapse to the 3AC [Three Arrows Capital] credit crisis to the FTX/Alameda failure has certainly set the crypto space back significantly.However, I, even now, remain hopeful for crypto’s long-term future,” wrote Zhou in a note seen by FT.
The FT reports that Galois will return the remaining money to its investors.
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