SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia, June 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Interros, a personal funding group based by Vladimir Potanin over 30 years in the past, has change into a member of the consortium of buyers for the Atomyze blockchain platform, mentioned Sergei Batekhin, CEO and Head of the Administration Board of Interros, throughout a session on digital monetary belongings on the St. Petersburg Worldwide Financial Discussion board.
Atomyze is a worldwide digital market that can tokenize bodily belongings, services and make them accessible to a large buyer base, from massive industrial gamers to skilled and particular person buyers. The primary issuer on the platform was Norilsk Nickel, the world’s largest producer of palladium and high-grade nickel and a significant producer of platinum and copper, through its personal International Palladium Fund (GPF). In December of final yr, Norilsk Nickel has issued the primary tokens involving metallic contracts to its main industrial companions Traxys SA and Umicore SA.
GPF Trade Traded Commodities (ETCs), backed by Nornickel’s metals, had been issued in January of 2021 and are listed on the London and Frankfurt inventory exchanges with extra listings on different exchanges to observe this yr.
“To ascertain our personal platforms for tokenization means to make sure a full-fledged infrastructure for the digital financial system, which is vital from the standpoint of guaranteeing digital equality of Russia with the world’s largest economies,” mentioned Sergei Batekhin.
The Atomyze platform, whose impartial branches exist within the US and Swiss jurisdictions, is at the moment awaiting a license from the Financial institution of Russia.
On the finish of Might, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP) has requested the Central Financial institution to hurry up the licensing of tokenization platforms in Russia.
The Interros Group is among the largest personal funding firms in Russia, based by Vladimir Potanin in 1990. Since its inception, Interros has efficiently accomplished greater than 25 funding tasks. Drawing on a few years of profitable expertise within the Russian market and shareholder’s belongings we put money into high-tech progressive tasks aimed toward growing Russia and enhancing folks’s lives, according to Vladimir Potanin’s coverage of transferring capital to the advantage of society. Interros’s diversified portfolio consists of investments in metals & mining, actual property growth, sports activities and tourism, prescription drugs and personal fairness.
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