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Robinhood Acquires Bitstamp for $200 Million to Expand Globally

Robinhood Acquires Bitstamp for $200 Million to Expand Globally

Robinhood, known for its zero-fee trading, has announced plans to acquire Bitstamp, a well-established cryptocurrency exchange, for $200 million.

This move aims to bolster Robinhood’s expansion beyond the US by utilizing Bitstamp’s extensive collection of licenses and registrations worldwide.

The acquisition, still pending regulatory approval, is expected to finalize early next year.

Founded in 2011, Bitstamp is one of the oldest and most respected cryptocurrency exchanges, noted for its strict regulatory compliance and rigorous listing standards.

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With this acquisition, Robinhood aims to attract institutional clients, leveraging Bitstamp’s robust institution-grade services to accelerate its growth. Johann Kerbrat, general manager of Robinhood Crypto, praised Bitstamp’s stellar reputation among both retail investors and sophisticated institutions.

This strategic acquisition reflects Robinhood’s commitment to enhancing its global footprint and broadening its service offerings.

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