CoinShares delivers strongest third quarter financial results in the Group's history
SAINT HELIER, Jersey, Nov. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CoinShares International Limited (Nasdaq First North Growth Market: CS) ("CoinShares", the "Group" or the "Company") today released its financial results and operational updates for the third quarter and nine-months ended 30 September 2021.
Following the Group's record Q2 results as announced on 5 August 2021, CoinShares achieved a record Q3, resulting in the strongest nine-month performance in the Group's history. The financial highlights for the period ended 30 September 2021 include:
Total comprehensive income of £84.9 million (2020 comparative: £14.3 million; 2020 full year: £18.4 million).
Adjusted EBITDA of £88.8 million, achieving a margin of 81% (2020 comparative: £14.4 million / 59%; 2020 full year: £22.1 million / 61%).
Management fees generated by the Group's Asset Management Platform of £55.1 million (2020 comparative: £11.3 million; 2020 full year: £18.4 million).
Income and gains generated by the Group's Capital Markets Infrastructure of £45.9 million (2020 comparative: £11.6 million; 2020 full year: £16.8 million).
Fair value gains on Principal Investments of £9.0million (2020 comparative: £1.4 million; 2020 full year: £1.0 million).
Assets under Management ("AUM") as at 30 September 2021 of £2.9 billion (31 December 2020: £1.7 billion).
Net asset position of the Group as at 30 September 2021 of £167.2 million (31 December 2020: £56.5 million).
Commenting on today's results, Jean-Marie Mognetti, Chief Executive Officer of CoinShares stated,
"CoinShares continues to evidence consistent performance in its legacy activities while expanding its offering, improving upon its existing infrastructure, and delivering value to its shareholders and the wider digital asset ecosystem."
"Over Q3 and despite some head winds, we have largely maintained the momentum that was seen moving into 2021. This performance demonstrates our business model's resilience and ability to scale; we continue to take advantage of the evolution seen in the wider industry and translate it into total comprehensive income and balance sheet growth."
The Company will hold a webcast on Thursday, 4 November 2021 at 3:00 pm GMT (11:00 am ET) to discuss the results for the period ended 30 September 2021. The live webcast of the earnings conference call can be accessed on the Investor Relations section of the CoinShares website at http://coinshares.com/investor-relations. A replay of the webcast will be available online approximately 2 hours following the live call for a period of 30 days.
About the CoinShares Group
CoinShares is Europe's largest and longest standing digital asset firm, managing billions of assets on behalf of a global client base. Our mission is to expand access to the digital asset ecosystem by pioneering new financial products and services that provide investors with trust and transparency when accessing this new asset class. CoinShares is publicly listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market under ticker CS.
This information is information that CoinShares International Limited is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation 596 / 2014. The information in this press release has been published through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 8:00 am GMT on Thursday, November 4 2021.
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