Goldman Sachs Opens Head of Digital Asset Markets
4 months later after Togo, how in networks there was information about possible launch units for trade cryptocurrencies based on Goldman Sachs, the investment bank made the first official step in this direction by hiring on role of head of markets digital assets by Justin Schmidt, which will help to assess the interest of clients in trading bitcoin and others cryptocurrencies, and orient them when working with new asset class.
38-year-old Schmidt joined to the Securities Trading Department in New York at quality vice president, reported spokesman for the bank Tiffany Galvin-Cohen. Previously is he worked for trading company Seven Eight Capital LLC and WorldQuant LLC.
“In response to our customers’ interest in various digital products, we research how best to service their in this space “, – stated Galvin-Cohen. “TO present at the moment we have not decided on the volume of supply of digital assets“.
how notes Tearsheet, recent developments should be interpreted as an investment by Goldman, bank, which the known his progressiveness, money and resources into an employee who will help interested clients understand the “wide range” of cryptocurrency products.
It is noteworthy that, despite the lack of an appropriate subdivisions, Goldman is indirectly involved in trade cryptocurrencies through his share in fintech startup Circle, which recently acquired stock exchange Poloniex and serves digital asset OTC trading.