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Where digital assets intersect with traditional finance.

Our role is to empower institutional investors, giving them access to untapped opportunities within the world of digital assets.

Our in-depth understanding and extensive experience with digital assets have helped us successfully traverse all market cycles since 2015.

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Rooted in traditional finance, coupled with digital assets expertise

Grounded in the principles of traditional finance, our insights and approach to risk encapsulate rigor, stability, and proficiency. We've adapted these principles to the digital asset realm, thereby shaping the robust foundation of our corporate governance and control practices.

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Risk management, governance, and regulatory compliance

Our organizational ethos is deeply anchored in the commitment to rigorous risk management, strict adherence to governance, and uncompromising regulatory compliance. Our approval by the Bermuda Monetary Authority stands as a testament to our dedication to these principles.

2015

XBTO, "XBTO Ops" was founded, named after Bitcoin's original ticker XBT and 'opportunities'.

Soon after, XBTO becomes the first institutional maker on several major exchanges.

2017

XBTO opens its Paris office and expands into OTC trading, mining and venture capital, and then becomes an early investor in digital asset exchanges and market infrastructure companies.

2018

XBTO expands into Bermuda and joins Blockstream Liquid as a founding node.

2019

XBTO International obtained a class M license in Bermuda to provide digital asset vendor services (market making). XBTO Futures participated in the first block trade of US regulated Bitcoin futures.

2020

XBTO participates in the first micro bitcoin futures trade on CME and expands into Miami.

XBTO makes a strategic investment in the seed round for Stablehouse alongside Dragonfly Capital, Liberty City Ventures and Coinbase Ventures.

2021

XBTO collaborates with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) to Launch its Micro Bitcoin futures product and executed its first block trade.

XBTO becomes the main corporate and jersey sponsor for Inter Miami's Major League soccer team co-owned by David Beckham and Jorge Mas.

2021

Meanwhile, Stablehouse secures a partnership with the world's 5th largest fund administrator, Apex for custody & trading white label platform.

2022

XBTO International successfully graduated to a class F license in Bermuda to provide digital asset vendor services (market making).

2023

XBTO acquires institutional custody and trading platform Stablehouse.

Our journey

Leadership

Philippe Bekhazi
Philippe Bekhazi
Founder and CEO
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Walton Comer
Co-Founder and Senior advisor
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Richad Idris
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
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How can we assist you?

Your digital asset requirements are our priority. Contact us using the form and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.