ETC Group Appoints New Head Of Research

ETC Group Appoints New Head Of Research

Frankfurt, 02 November 2023 – ETC Group, a leading European provider of exchange-traded products (ETPs) on cryptocurrencies, today announced that André Dragosch, PHD has been appointed as Head of Research. ETC Group issues institutional-grade crypto ETPs that enable private as well as institutional investors to access digital assets like Bitcoin or Ethereum in a simple and efficient way through their regular brokerage account. ETC Group was the first company to launch a Bitcoin ETP on Germany´s XETRA stock exchange in June 2020.

André Dragosch has extensive experience in financial services, most recently as Head of Research for Deutsche Digital Assets. Before that Dragosch worked in portfolio management and investment research at well-known asset management institutions, including Union Investment, FERI and Helaba Invest. At ETC Group, he will be responsible for digital asset research and analysis.

Tim Bevan, CEO of ETC Group commented: "We are delighted to have brought André on board, a proven expert in the field of digital assets. From the very beginning, investor education has been an important concern for our company. Our crypto research team publishes regular and freely accessible high-quality analyses and reports for private and institutional investors, traders, financial service providers and crypto enthusiasts. We want to expand this offering, especially with regard to the important German market, in order to bring an understanding of the digital assets and the investment opportunities thereto to a broader investor base."

André Dragosch said of his new role at ETC Group: "Global adoption of crypto assets is clearly on the rise. Many investors and institutions are just becoming aware of this new, emerging asset class. I believe that ETC Group is very well positioned to provide further entry opportunities into digital assets, for both institutional and retail investors. I look forward to supporting the company on this journey."

Important information:

This article does not constitute investment advice, nor does it constitute an offer or solicitation to buy financial products. This article is for general informational purposes only, and there is no explicit or implicit assurance or guarantee regarding the fairness, accuracy, completeness, or correctness of this article or the opinions contained therein. It is advised not to rely on the fairness, accuracy, completeness, or correctness of this article or the opinions contained therein. Please note that this article is neither investment advice nor an offer or solicitation to acquire financial products or cryptocurrencies.

Before investing in crypto ETPs, potentional investors should consider the following:

Potential investors should seek independent advice and consider relevant information contained in the base prospectus and the final terms for the ETPs, especially the risk factors mentioned therein. The invested capital is at risk, and losses up to the amount invested are possible. The product is subject to inherent counterparty risk with respect to the issuer of the ETPs and may incur losses up to a total loss if the issuer fails to fulfill its contractual obligations. The legal structure of ETPs is equivalent to that of a debt security. ETPs are treated like other securities.

About ETC Group

ETC Group has been created to provide investors with the tools to access the investment opportunities of the digital assets' and blockchain ecosystem. The company develops innovative digital asset-backed securities including ETC Group Physical Bitcoin (BTCE) and ETC Group Physical Ethereum (ZETH) which are listed on European exchanges including XETRA, Euronext, SIX, AQUIS UK and Wiener Börse.

With a track record of over three years, ETC Group is made up of an exceptional team of financial services professionals and entrepreneurs with experience spanning both digital assets and regulated markets. With product quality and safety at the core of our product creation approach, the company aims to continuously launch best-in-class institutional-grade exchange traded products.

As a company, ETC Group has previously launched BTCE - the world’s first centrally cleared Bitcoin exchange traded product on Deutsche Börse XETRA, the largest ETF trading venue in Europe, and also listed DA20, the world’s first crypto ETP tracking an MSCI index signalling a move towards investment management products. DA20 provides broad market exposure to investors by tracking an index of 20 cryptocurrencies which cover 85% of the total crypto market capitalisation.

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