Publicly-traded Canadian fund Cypherpunk just announced the acquisition of an additional 72.979 Bitcoins. With this deal, the entity has purchased a total of 276,479 Bitcoins. At current exchange rates, the portfolio is valued at around $5 billion, making it the ninth largest holder of Bitcoin. The acquisition is a result of Cypherpunk's liquidation of Monero (XMR) and Ethereum (ETH) holdings, as well as partial sales from a CAD 505 000 private placement. At the time of publication, it appears that at least 14 publicly traded companies are listed on the Bitcoin hoders list. The combined of a total 66,896.59 Bitcoin, worth at $1.2 billion, represents equivalent to roughly 3.2% of the digital asset’s total circulating supply. Galaxy Digital is the second-largest public Bitcoin holder, software and hardware payment services provider Square Inc., Coinshares, Grayscale and MicroStrategy are other notable holders
Cypherpunk holds many private portfolios, such as the Wasabi Wallet and the Samourai Wallet, both of which are traded on the Canadian Securities Exchange. Furthermore the company makes contributions to Chia Network's Green Cloud computing platform, Hydro66. The CEO of Cypherpunk Holding is Antanas Guoga, a businessman from Lithuania, politician and former professional high-stakes poker player. He is now an appointed member of the Seimas, Lithuanian Government's legislative branch. Prior to becoming Cypherpunk's leader, Guoga was a former Member of European Parliament for Lithuania.