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F5 Crypto Capital: new open-ended German crypto fund for institutional investors

Photo: Florian Döhnert-Breyer CEO and Fund Mana­ger at F5 Crypto Capital
9. Decem­ber 2021

Berlin — Berlin-based crypto advi­sory F5 Crypto Capi­tal has laun­ched a new open-ended German crypto fund for insti­tu­tio­nal inves­tors. Through its subsi­diary F5 Crypto Manage­ment GmbH, quali­fied inves­tors are enab­led to make invest­ments in the crypto market. — A YPOG team led by part­ner Jens Kretz­sch­mann provi­ded compre­hen­sive legal and tax advice to F5 Crypto Capital.

The new F5 Crypto Fonds 1 InvAG m.v.K. for semi-profes­­si­o­­nal and profes­sio­nal inves­tors is accep­t­ing subscrip­ti­ons with immediate effect and aims to achieve high diver­si­fi­ca­tion through a targe­ted selec­tion of crypto stocks. Funda­men­tal analy­ses of the analy­sis team, with many years of expe­ri­ence in the crypto market, provide the basis of the invest­ment stra­tegy of the new fund. A signi­fi­cant portion of the fund also pursues an index-based invest­ment stra­tegy. Thus, the over­all stra­tegy covers broad parts of the crypto market, such as tokens from the Decen­tra­li­zed Finance (DeFi) sector, meta­verse appli­ca­ti­ons and Web 3.0 projects. The open fund struc­ture repres­ents a parti­cu­lar advan­tage for inves­tors. F5 Crypto Fund 1 offers weekly subscrip­tion and redemp­tion, with share units viewa­ble in the bank custody account by ISIN.

“We are very plea­sed to be invol­ved in the estab­lish­ment of this, for the German crypto market, signi­fi­cant fund and to be able to support again with our exper­tise in the field of fund struc­tu­ring in the imple­men­ta­tion of inno­va­tive ideas. A German open-ended crypto fund product in the form of an InvAG m.v.K. has been missing on the market so far,” said part­ner Jens Kretzschmann.

Advi­sor F5 Crypto Capi­tal: YPOG
Jens Kretz­sch­mann (lead/structuring, tax), Partner
Lenn­art Lorenz (Regu­la­tory), Partner
Dr. Julian Albrecht (Struc­tu­ring, Tax), Asso­cia­ted Partner
Dr. Saskia Bong (Struc­tu­ring, Taxes), Associate

About F5 Crypto Capital
F5 Crypto Capi­tal opera­tes a crypto fund, crypto index and crypto rese­arch divi­sion for semi-profes­­si­o­­nal and profes­sio­nal inves­tors. F5 Crypto was foun­ded in Berlin in 2018, and its foun­ders are among the leading crypto asset mana­gers in Germany today.

About YPOG
YPOG is a specia­list tax and commer­cial law firm, opera­ting in the core areas of corpo­rate, funds, liti­ga­tion, tax, tran­sac­tions, IP/IT and nota­rial services. The YPOG team advi­ses a wide variety of clients. These include emer­ging tech­no­logy compa­nies and family-run medium-sized enter­pri­ses as well as corpo­ra­ti­ons and private equity/venture capi­tal funds. YPOG is one of the leading addres­ses for venture capi­tal, private equity and fund struc­tu­ring in Germany. The firm and its part­ners are natio­nally and inter­na­tio­nally ranked by JUVE, Best Lawy­ers, Legal 500, Focus, and Cham­bers and Part­ners. Today, YPOG employs more than 70 expe­ri­en­ced lawy­ers, tax advi­sors, tax specia­lists and a notary in three offices in Berlin, Hamburg and Colo­gne. For more infor­ma­tion: www.ypog.law .

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