Voyager Digital obtains loans from Alameda Research to safeguard assets

Quick Take

  • The proceeds are to be used to safeguard customer assets in light of current market volatility and only if such use is needed.
  • In addition to the funds available under the credit facilities, Voyager has more than $200 million on its balance sheet.

Crypto brokerage Voyager Digital signed a non-binding term sheet with Alameda Research for a revolving line of credit providing access to further capital, in consideration of current market conditions, it said in a news release on Friday.

The proceeds are to be used to safeguard customer assets in light of current market volatility and only if such use is needed, it said.

The first part is a cash/USDC-based credit facility of $200 million, while a second is for 15,000 in Bitcoin (BTC).

The credit facilities expire on December 31, 2024, with an annual interest rate of 5% payable on maturity.

In addition to the funds available under the credit facilities, Voyager has more than $200 million on its balance sheet.

Voyager and Alameda are working on documentation, which is expected to be completed in coming days.


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