FTX Ventures to Take 30% Stake in SkyBridge Capital: Report
FTX Ventures, the investment arm of the Sam Bankman-Fried-led crypto exchange, is to take a 30% stake in SkyBridge Capital, CNBC reported Friday.
- The investment firm, which is led by Anthony Scaramucci, will use part of the funding from FTX's investment to deploy $40 million in crypto investments to hold on its balance sheet, according to CNBC's Squawk Box.
- SkyBridge's focus has historically been traditional hedge funds, but it pivoted toward crypto during the last bull cycle, with reports in July that it was planning a Web3-dedicated fund.
- Neither FTX nor SkyBridge immediately responded to CoinDesk's request for comment.