Ripple acquires Swiss blockchain custody agency Metaco for $250M By Cointelegraph

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On Could 17, , creator of the namesake funds community and XRP token, introduced it had acquired Swiss digital asset custodian and tokenization supplier Metaco for $250 million. With the acquisition, Ripple says it is going to increase its enterprise providing to custody, challenge, and settle tokenized property. The agency’s builders wrote:

Ripple estimates the institutional crypto custody market will attain $10 trillion by 2030. Its analysis additionally exhibits that “most international finance leaders at monetary establishments” plan to make use of crypto custody options throughout the subsequent three years. It cites the examples of BNY Mellon (NYSE:)’s crypto custody administration plans and the Nasdaq’s plans to launch crypto custody companies within the second quarter. Adrien Treccani, founder and CEO at Metaco, commented: