Cryptocurrency OTC Desks
Genesis Trading is an OTC digital currency trading platform serving the needs of institutional buyers and sellers. It grants access to block size liquidity for high-net-worth individuals or institutions looking to buy or sell cryptocurrencies. Genesis has been facilitating transactions of illiquid assets for over 10 years, and today, the service provider is one of the leaders in the industry and among the most popular OTC desks. Since May 2013, Genesis has been providing two-sided liquidity on a daily basis for buyers and sellers of digital currency. Genesis Trading's OTC desk service supports multiple assets, including BTC/XBT, ETH, BCH, XRP, LTC, ETC, ZEC, and more. The platform holds an NYS DFS BitLicense and its services are regulated by FINRA and SEC. The minimum transaction limit is set at $75 000. Genesis Trading offers deep liquidity, same-day settlement, and timely support.
Coinbase Prime is an OTC trading service by the most popular cryptocurrency exchange worldwide. The platform grants access to advanced institutional trading capabilities such as margin finance, high-touch execution including OTC block trading, and execution algorithms. Institutional clients can access the same diversified liquidity pool underpinning all Coinbase products through a professional trading platform designed especially for them. They can also benefit from a dedicated team of institutional coverage professionals based in NYC that will guide them through the onboarding process, advise on execution strategies, and deliver best-in-class client services and support. Clients' digital currencies are stored in Coinbase's proprietary state-of-the-art integrated custody architecture.
HiveEx.com is a global OTC & brokerage desk specialized in large order cryptocurrency trading. The platform's clients can enjoy internationally sharp pricing on all major crypto-to-crypto and crypto-to-fiat pairs made possible due to HiveEx.com's partnership with the top liquidity providers on the planet. Users who want to become HiveEx.com's clients can reach out to their dedicated team and secure better pricing on trades from $50 000 to $100M USD. The platform supports all leading digital assets and stable coins. In addition, HiveEx has secured banking arrangements that enable fiat settlements in USD, AUD, GBP, EUR, NZD, SDG, HKD and the majority of the other major currencies. For each trade, the client is quoted a single price, with no other fees. In most cases, the settlement is within the same business day.
B2C2 is a cryptocurrency OTC trading service provider, headquartered in London. Since 2015, the company has been trying to bridge the gap between traditional financial infrastructure and cryptocurrency markets. Brokerage firms, exchanges, banks and cryptocurrency funds around the world trust B2C2 to deliver seamless execution in the major cryptocurrencies and fiat currency pairs. The platform provides 24/7/365 liquidity for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, and Ethereum Classic in USD, GBP, EUR, JPY, SGD, AUD, CAD, CHF and more. B2C2 also offers synthetic exposure to crypto. The platform offers its clients instant execution with post-trade settlement 24/7/365. B2C2's OTC business services everything from small algo trades to multi-million dollar blocks.
Kraken's over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk service offers deeper liquidity and more personalized service to institutions and high-net-worth individuals. According to the Kraken's team, no matter whether you are trading blocks of $100,000, €10,000,000, or 2,000 Bitcoin, the OTC desk will ensure execution and settlement services that are discreet and secure. Kraken's OTC desk's clients can receive daily trade and market recaps, as well as expert desk opinions on the current crypto market. There is also a 1-on-1 service that includes everything from the initial expert consultation all the way through to trade execution, with trade reporting and market insights. In addition to OTC bitcoin trading, the Kraken OTC desk supports all fiat and digital currencies listed on the Kraken Exchange.
DV Chain is a liquidity provider, focused on satisfying the needs of large-scale investors in the cryptocurrency space. Since 2006, the company has been focused on pioneering new market frontiers and expanding its liquidity provision on the existing ones. The company makes markets across all major exchanges and provides a significant scale in over-the-counter (OTC) trading with large institutional buyers and sellers of crypto assets. To become a DV Chain OTC client, one should comply with the eligibility requirements subject to KYC and other policies, published on the company's website. DV Chain offers flexible terms and states that it has the ability to trade a variety of cryptocurrencies with investors being free to inquire about particular assets that appear to interest them.
ItBit offers its clients a personalized OTC agency trading desk service for traders who execute large block trades starting over $50 000. The service is often preferred due to its personalized trading experience and dedicated personal trading support designed to emphasize and satisfy the needs of the investor. The itBit's OTC trading desk service allows investors to work privately with a professional trader straight through settlement. The service is renowned for its deep liquidity, same-day settlement, and the fact that it serves a global network of clients across more than 100 countries. It also supports many digital assets including BTC, ETH, BCH, LTC, XLM, PAX, BUSD, PAXG, USDT and more coming up continuously. When it comes to costs, itBit's trading fee structure is among the most competitive on the market. Clients are charged flat rate fees per transaction with no additional crypto withdrawal fees.
Kaiserex is a cryptocurrency exchange and an OTC trading desk serving clients since 2015. The platform's OTC trading desk can execute buy and sell orders of larger quantities of supported cryptocurrencies at attractive rates. The minimum trade size is at least 50 000 EUR. The trading fees are fixed at 1%. Kaiserex claims to have a long-standing track record of doing a very good job of getting good prices for its clients. The platform claims that it is very likely for it to offer a competitive rate since it is connected to 37 cryptocurrency exchanges worldwide and dozens of other OTC desks, miners and investors. To be eligible to engage in OTC trading, one should submit an OTC application form in compliance with the service provider's KYC requirements and wait for approval.
Through its TradingVolumes.com partner, HitBTC, another popular cryptocurrency exchange, offers quick and easy access to a deep pool of liquidity. The personalized OTC (over-the-counter) trading service allows investors to execute high-volume trades without going through public order books. The platform helps its clients facilitate their deals directly with the counterparty without affecting the market price of the coin or token. The joint partnership allows the service providers to guarantee personal support and fast execution from highly experienced traders at the most competitive prices. To be eligible to use the service, investors should place a trade that exceeds the equivalent of $100K USDT by volume. The commission for OTC trades is fixed at 0.1%.
Koi Trading is an OTC trading desk that provides private, efficient, and compliant cryptocurrency liquidity to counterparties around the world. The service provider welcomes institutions and high-net-worth individuals with sustained needs to trade significant amounts of cryptocurrency. Koi Trading also trades with other types of counterparties on a discretionary basis. Other than jurisdictions identified by FATF to be a high-risk or monitored jurisdiction, the platform doesn't generally reject account requests based on where counterparties reside or are incorporated. In fact, it is one of the few OTC desks to accept Chinese entities and individuals. Due to overwhelming demand, however, the platform's team states that they are currently only accepting counterparties whose monthly trading volume is expected to exceed USD 500 000.
Athena Investor Services is specialized in offering a personalized OTC crypto trading service to individuals and institutions. The goal of the team is to specifically fill the gap between the company's wide ATM network, BitQuick's services for smaller amounts and existing OTC platforms requiring very high investment amounts. AIS state they want to partner with each client to make sure they understand their crypto investments and provide them with a quick and simple way to make a trade. AIS's approved clients have access to a variety of digital assets including BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC, and XRP. Athena doesn't charge a commission on any transaction. Rather, the investor is quoted a spread over the phone based on the relevant index that is competitive with the market. The price quoted is all-inclusive, and there are no additional fees charged by AIS. The minimum per coin per transaction is set at $10 000.
Through its Bitpanda Plus program, Bitpanda, one of the world's top cryptocurrency exchanges, satisfies the trading needs of high-volume clients and institutions. The service is designed exclusively for Bitpanda customers, who wish to increase their limits beyond the default ones and trade with large volumes. Bitpanda's OTC offering is available to clients who are interested in purchasing or selling amounts over € 1 Million. The service is highly specialized and tailored to individual customers. The benefits of using Bitpanda Plus include trading via Europe's leading retail cryptocurrency broker, ability to trade BTC, ETH, DASH, LTC, BCH, XRP and other digital assets, full wallet integration for all tradeable assets, industry-leading KYC/AML compliance policies, and state-of-the-art security system.
Bitstamp, one of the oldest Bitcoin exchanges around, offers its institutional clients the chance to expand their offerings across top cryptocurrency assets and access markets that never close. The exchange's OTC desk serves NEO banks by helping them create custom crypto offers and eliminate barriers to entry into digital currency markets. Bitstamp also works with traditional banks to help them ease their clients safely into cryptocurrency trading with a customized solution. Bitstamp's service has managed to establish itself as one of the most popular in the fields due to the fact it ensures regulatory clarity and a premium support team that is available 24/7. Bitstamp's partners get dedicated account managers who offer support for custom solutions.
Through its OTC trading desk, Huobi, one of the world's most popular and active cryptocurrency exchanges, also serves institutional and high-net-worth clients. The Huobi OTC Desk is regulated with DLT License to provide crypto trading services for professional and institutional clients. The service allows clients to trade with a regulated, highly capitalized counterparty. All of the clients, using the Huobi OTC Desk, are subject to best-in-class KYC/AML procedures. The platform is a popular choice among institutional clients due to its competitive pricing policy and the lack of extra fees on top of the quotation. The Huobi OTC Desk ensures robust liquidity, guaranteed block execution, as well as comprehensive multi-asset and 1-on-1 trade support. Clients can also take advantage of live requests-for-quotes and global execution coverage.
Cryptocurrency OTC services provided by BitBay allow users to execute large trades with one simple click. The platform serves institutional and high-net-worth clients who seek to buy or sell large blocks with a fixed price. BitBay grants its users access to dozens of liquidity pools in one place, while the RFQ allows them to receive a single price on screen in just milliseconds before they decide to execute the trade. BitBay's OTC service is a perfect solution for clients seeking to get access to a large number of digital assets priced in USD, EUR, PLN, and other fiat currencies globally. BitBay also offers its clients access to one of the leading crypto clearing houses worldwide, which allows clients to get institutional-grade access to digital asset markets globally without sending to BitBay a single dollar.
I2 Trading is the OTC arm of Iterative Capital - a global financial technology firm offering liquidity services to the emerging digital currency markets. The company offers different services, centered around building software and financial services that help businesses use cryptocurrency networks to cut costs, increase speed, reduce mistakes, and automate work in digital businesses. Through i2 Trading, Iterative Capital provides its individual and institutional clients with the chance to trade cryptocurrencies in large volumes, without having to pay excessive fees or disrupt the market. The pricing and settlement terms are flexible and can be tailored to the needs of each client. I2 Trading supports all major fiat currencies.
Founded in 2014, Coinhako is considered Singapore’s most trusted and renowned blockchain wallet platform. Over time, Coinhako scaled its business and managed to establish itself as a preferred cryptocurrency OTC trading desk. Having had years of experience as a gateway between digital tokens and fiat currencies for B2C users, the OTC desk enables Coinhako to act as a trusted partner for institutions, brokers, and exchanges. The company is focused on upholding the highest standards of compliance and customer service, allowing its institutional clients to enjoy a seamless service experience. The platform provides 24/7/365 liquidity for Bitcoin, Ether, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, and Ripple and ensures fast trade settlement and competitive prices.
Wyre is a regulated payment institution that leverages its global licensing structure and banking relations to run an institutional trading desk for cryptocurrency liquidity. Since 2013, the company has traded over $3.5B USD in crypto assets in-house. Wyre OTC allows its clients easy and timely access to institutional market coverage and provides the best in class execution and liquidity for institutions. Working with top global crypto exchanges and offline liquidity pools, Wyre is able to meet liquidity needs by delivering aggregate pricing across multiple markets along with same-day settlements. By being connected to dozens of liquidity channels across key regional markets, the platform is able to offer highly competitive pricing.
Founded in 2014, DigitalMint has over 30 years of combined experience in capital markets, compliance, and cryptocurrencies. DigitalMint’s over the counter cryptocurrency trading platform provides high-liquidity trading options for individuals and institutional investors. Digital Mint's team of financial and Bitcoin experts has previously worked with organizations such as Coinbase, Charles Schwab, HighTower Advisors, and American Express. The platform enables trading across a wide range of cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, and more. It also provides investors with deep liquidity, personalized around the clock support from trading specialists via email and telephone, and flexible transaction limits in the range of $5 000 to $1 000 000+.
Binance OTC is the trading arm of the world's leading cryptocurrency exchange dedicated to offering its users the chance to trade large block sizes (usually over 10 BTC) quickly and securely. Binance OTC offers access to over 70 coins, which is more than the majority of other service providers. The platform can even accommodate trading of unlisted pairings such as altcoin to altcoin trading. Large-scale investors prefer Binance OTC as it offers a deep liquidity pool, particularly in the altcoin markets (even for altcoins with a low market cap). The platform provides fast, hassle-free settlement and personalized trading support performed via 1-on-1 chat rooms. Settlements occur within the Binance ecosystem and are generally completed within minutes.
Bity's global desk offers personalized and private OTC services for traders wanting to execute large transactions that would otherwise cause liquidity problems on the market. The OTC trading service is available for a wide range of cryptocurrencies and digital assets including, but not limited to, bitcoin, ether, and augur. Bity's platform serves as a stage for investors who want to execute large orders of cryptocurrency and do so quickly, conveniently, and privately. OTC orders are made directly with other traders and executed off the exchange order books which helps avoid market manipulation that may end up negatively affecting pricing and reducing purchasing power.
Coinchange is an innovative financial services company committed to helping individuals benefit from the new digital asset economy. The company is a Canadian registered Money Service Business (MSB) and a reporting entity under the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC). Coinchange's ultimate OTC (Over-the-Counter) digital currency exchange is designed for cost-effective, simple and fast transactions starting at just $3000. The service is a preferred choice due to the lack of trading and transaction fees, as well as the quick settlement. Coinchange's clients also benefit from a dedicated 24/7/365 trading and account support, available always regardless of the size of their trades.
Through its Gemini Clearing™ OTC service, one of the world's leading cryptocurrency exchanges offers a trusted solution for fully electronic clearing and settlement of off-exchange crypto trades. Gemini Clearing allows two parties, subject to Gemini’s KYC onboarding and AML requirements, to settle a trade off the order book. Gemini acts as a confirming third party in pre-arranged transactions, helping ensure timely order settlement while mitigating counterparty risk. Gemini Clearing requires no minimum trade size and is available at a market-competitive price point. Gemini also offers a white glove solution to clients seeking additional service and control. Gemini Clearing facilitates Bitcoin and altcoin trades immediately (or in an approved Settlement window). Transaction information is known only by the counterparties and no trade details are published to Gemini’s market data feed.
Hodl Hodl is a P2P Bitcoin trading platform. In partnership with its EU-licensed broker Tenbagger, Hodl Hodl offers a cryptocurrency OTC service. To take advantage of Hodl Hodl's OTC service, the user should submit a request and specify his preferred trade terms (amount, price, and more). The platform then matches and guides the counter-parties, allowing them to buy and sell bitcoins with a same-day settlement and at competitive rates. Hodl Hodl's OTC transactions are secure, private, and entirely personalized. The platform is available 24/7 with personalized support to ease the client's trading experience. The OTC trading service is Bitcoin-only. The platform doesn't hold its users' funds and operates as an escrow model.
RockItCoin OTC is an institutional trading desk focused on making large-block crypto trading affordable to clients of all sizes. From big companies and funds to family shops and boutique investment firms, RockItCoin serves everyone who can comply with its $10,000 trading minimum requirement. Most of the OTC trades are settled the same day. RockItCoin's clients can also get hands-on help from an experienced trader in the form of a 1-on-1 consultation so that they can get all their questions answered and mitigate the associated trading risks. RockItCoin maintains a global network of partners and liquidity providers which means all trades have their price locked and are executed quickly.
XBTO is a company focused on becoming a world leader providing access to cryptoﬁnance services. Since 2015, the platform has been among the top OTC trading service providers worldwide. As one of the first market-makers in the industry, XBTO Trading is trusted by a wide range of market participants - from high-net-worth individuals to corporate investors and funds. XBTO's OTC trading services combine market liquidity with discretion, accountability, and flexible terms. Traders can execute large transactions promptly without the price slippages and order book visibility of platform trading. Aside from its OTC services, XBTO is also active in platform trading, asset management, venture capital, cryptocurrency mining, and the development of cutting-edge solutions for stablecoins.
Galois Capital runs a robust OTC crypto trading desk, providing coverage seven days a week. The company is focused on helping its clients transact a wide variety of cryptocurrencies, allowing them to minimize their execution costs. Galois Capital has established relationships with many of the major exchanges as the company strives to provide a greater suite of tradeable products. The service provider is able to make markets in any coins that are traded on Binance, Coinbase, Kucoin, Bittrex, FCoin, and Kraken but is particularly specialized in being able to price large blocks of more illiquid pairings. All trades executed on the platform are with Galois Capital's own funds and there is no matching between buyers and sellers.
Digital Asset Management or DAM offers its clients an over-the-counter (OTC) service that can facilitate the buying and selling of digital assets with FIAT for individuals and institutions. The supported fiat currencies include USD, GBP, EURO, CAD, AUD, CHF, HKD, ILS, INR, JPY, NZD, SGD, ZAR, NOK, and SEK. The supported cryptocurrencies include Bitcoin, US Dollar Tether, USD Coin, EOS, Ethereum, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple with additional being added continuously. Digital Asset Management serves a variety of different clients including ICOs, STOs, investment funds, crypto exchanges, law firms, family offices, high-net-worth individuals, real estate, sports teams, ICO/STO accelerators or incubators, bank and e-money institutions, and more.
Yellow Card has a well-developed OTC crypto trading desk service. The personalized service is suitable for traders looking to buy or sell cryptocurrencies worth a minimum of $10,000. The platform works with leading liquidity pools across the world to ensure the lowest prices no matter the size. Yellow Card's OTC trading desk is preferred due to the fast trade settlement with an average time of just a few minutes as well as the personal trading support that allows clients to work directly with Yellow Card's experienced team. The trading desk offers tight spreads and doesn't charge any withdrawal fees.
Founded in 2013, GSR is a leader in algorithmic digital asset trading that offers a range of services and strategies to serve clients seeking convenient cryptocurrency trading services. The platform offers access to a deep pool of OTC liquidity built on the stable and long-lasting relationships it has developed with leading crypto trading platforms. GSR's clients can take advantage of direct trades from $100K+ and 24/7 market access running over a high-security infrastructure. GSR's wide network of banking partners allows the platform to trade with a myriad of counterparties worldwide and offer post-trade settlement services in USD, EUR, JPY, and other major currencies. The OTC desk supports many of the top assets such as BTC, ETH, and XRP as well as a variety of altcoins.
Bit Trade, a founding member of the Australian Digital Commerce Association, presents itself as Australia’s longest-running provider of digital currency trading services and a local crypto and blockchain leader. The company's intuitive platform gives customers secure access to the crypto OTC market and offers low commission and 24/7 support. Bit Trade’s trading desk caters to the needs of individual and institutional clients by providing deep liquidity across a range of leading digital assets including Bitcoin, Ether, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin and more. Bit Trade's trading desk facilitates transactions with a minimum order size of $50 000. The platform aggregates prices globally and claims that its spreads and commissions are among the most competitive on the market.
LGO prides itself as one of the leading institutional capital markets for digital assets in Europe. The company provides its clients with the chance to buy, sell, lend, and borrow cryptocurrencies, stable coins, and tokenized assets in large quantities. LGO's OTC execution product is available to institutional clients such as hedge funds or family offices, as well as corporate clients like payment service providers. The platform allows users to trade anonymously against a range of liquidity providers, enjoy low slippage for large size trades, request quotes for specific trades, and settle post-trade at the end of the day. LGO's OTC execution product supports the 10 most popular digital assets and all G20 currencies. Trading is open 24/7 and the minimum trade size is fixed at $50,000.
Based in New York City and Singapore, Altonomy is a world-leading trading and asset management firm operating in the crypto space. Altonomy provides 24/7 OTC transaction services for crypto-to-fiat and crypto-to-crypto transactions, while simultaneously offering best-in-class coverage for illiquid tokens. The company's proprietary Hybrid IQ methodology combines the team's extensive crypto market experience with market-making algorithms to provide clients more control, flexibility, as well as a deeper liquidity pool and optimal spreads while keeping market impact at a minimum. In doing so, Altonomy ensures the best execution of token trades with varying liquidity. Altonomy's clients benefit from instant live quotes on demand and round-the-clock coverage, as well as transparent pricing with competitive all-in quotes for each transaction with zero added fees.
Blockfills is among the first electronic, off-exchange, digital liquidity providers operating using an electronic communication network model (“ECN”). The company provides aggressive streaming liquidity aggregation and OTC trading solutions, some of the deepest liquidity pools in the world, and cutting edge technologies to deploy this liquidity to end-users anonymously in an impactful way. The platform sources its liquidity from the world’s largest non-bank trading institutions and matches its clients to the best available price. Blockfills serves exchanges, funds, trading groups, family offices, brokers, professional traders, and more. The platform's OTC service grants its clients access to up to 100 instruments from a 24-hour trading desk via voice, request for quote, or chat.
Enigma prides itself on offering best-in-class execution and competitive pricing for large-scale cryptocurrency trades. The company provides stellar OTC brokerage services for cryptocurrency traders and engages only with trusted institutional entities, conducting full KYC/AML reviews prior to onboarding clients. As a result, the company states that the members of its ecosystem are ensured to always be dealing with a trusted counterparty. Enigma has a proven track record, working with mining firms, exchanges, institutional investors, and other corporate entities. Hedge funds, digital asset managers, and various players in the crypto industry trust Enigma to deliver seamless execution in major fiat and cryptocurrency pairs. The platform supports BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC, and BCH with more trading pairs available upon request.
TrigonX is considered Australia's leading OTC service provider. The company serves institutional investors and high-net-worth individuals who are looking to participate in high liquidity markets for digital currencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin & Ethereum. TrigonX offers its clients full privacy and ensures that no transactions are disclosed to the public. The platform is a preferred choice due to the same-day trade settlement it guarantees and the years-long expertise in operating institutional OTC markets. TrigonX's platform is a source of deep liquidity and provides instant access to high volumes for digital currencies through a wide network of trading partners. As an Australian OTC Digital Currency Exchange, TrigonX is registered and regulated under AUSTRAC.
Cryset is among Africa's pioneering crypto OTC desks and digital asset management companies. The platform serves over 250 retail and institutional clients by granting them access to medium and blocksize crypto and fiat liquidity with instant settlements. It also provides liquidity and on-demand market-making to a variety of cryptocurrency exchanges. The OTC trading desk is open round-the-clock, and all trade deals are settled in minutes without any fees. Cryset supports 3 assets - BTC, NGN, and USDT. The platform presents its services to exchanges by offering them a chance to take advantage of its proprietary and scalable trading algorithms that immediately bring liquidity and tight spreads to their customers.
ORTUS is a premium OTC trading desk, powered by the cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb. The platform's main goal is to deliver outstanding experiences for its clients with comprehensive investment and high-touch services. ORTUS is dedicated to providing a world-class trading experience for its exclusive group of global institutional clients, including funds, financial institutions, investment companies, and more. ORTUS offers competitive pricing, secure storage for fiat and crypto assets, and responsive multi-language support from its global offices. The company's focus is on delivering exclusive timely deals and accurate execution while maintaining and developing strong rapport and relationships with its diverse group of clients.
Koinbros is a privately-owned multi-strategy trading firm specialized in market-making services and over-the-counter trading on post-ICO utility tokens. The company is focused on providing an all-around personalized service from inquiry through the settlement of the trade. Koinbros' clients can take advantage of a straightforward conversion of large blocks of post-ICO cryptocurrencies to fiat. The platform provides upfront, all-inclusive pricing with multicurrency settlement available. All trades are settled quickly through Koinbros' channels and a wide network of instant liquidity providers. The company's structure relies on a blend between a team of high-caliber people, innovative quantitative modeling techniques, and cutting edge technology to seek out opportunities around cryptocurrency markets.
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