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Profit & Loss series: Cryptocurrencies across Latam.
Carlos Mosquera Benatuil, the CEO of Mexico-based Solidus Group talks to Profit & Loss about why cryptoassets are more than just a vehicle for speculation in Latin America.Open article
Latin America’s Wealthy Families Are Buying Up Bitcoin. The cryptocurrency craze suddenly doesn’t seem so crazy in countries that know a thing or two about hyperinflation.
But even the biggest crypto bulls advise caution because digital currencies are probably the most volatile tradeable assets out there. “This is an asymmetric investment where we recommend putting in 1 percent of the portfolio,” says Solidus’s Mosquera. “If there’s a doomsday scenario and in three years you lose 1 percent of your assets, you can make up for that with the 99 percent in a couple of months. But the potential upside of that 1 percent can be much greater than what the 99 percent can do in a decade.”Open Article
‘Crypto’ hedge funds spring up in crowded field. Managers lured by soaring value of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
Solidus Capital, a crypto hedge fund that holds funds offshore and currently has its headquarters in Mexico City, opened to family offices and high net-worth individuals from the Latin America region in May. It holds six types of cryptocurrency with third-party custodians, but also does some limited margin trading during major macroeconomic events, and plans to offer a vehicle for ICO investment.
Carlos Mosquera Benatuil, a Solidus general partner originally from Venezuela, declined to disclose assets under management, but did say that the passive strategy offered to outside investors had returned some 25 per cent to date.Open article
Markets: Bitcoin Takes Bigger Wall Street Stage With Smooth CME Debut.
“We were waiting for the launch of the CME futures because the price is more robust and the exchange trades much larger volumes,” Jose Miguel Nascimento, head trader at cryptocurrency fund Solidus Capital, said in a telephone interview from Mexico City. “Futures are a very positive development for the bitcoin market, as it will help everyone from miners to traders hedge risk, and having a price curve will help limit price swings.”Open article
Bitcoin believers: LatAm’s wealthy back crypto play as new safe haven.
'Most of these families already have between 4% and 7% of their worth in gold,’ said crypto hedge fund manager and Venezuelan native Carlos Mosquera Benatuil. 'They are getting more educated about crypto and they are getting to know that bitcoin could possibly become the gold of the 21st century. It’s like gold with more advantages and fewer obstacles.’ Mosquera Benatuil, who deals with family offices based in Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.Open article
Big Investors Circle Telegram’s ICO While Veteran Crypto Insiders Pass.
The coin offering valuations have become too irrational, said Carlos Mosquera, who has invested in Bitcoin since 2013 and now runs Solidus Capital, a cryptocurrency fund, and also skipped on the offer.Open article
Crypto-Assets: Too Big to Ignore, Too Challenging to Trade?
But despite this potential utility value, Mosquera Benatuil explained that crypto-assets are still regarded as high risk investments and therefore many of the more institutional sized players only want to hold a small amount relative to their overall portfolio.
“This is a super high risk investment for institutions, and that's why we're recommending to treat it as an asymmetric investment. So these firms usually invest one to two percent tops from their traditional portfolio in these assets. In the region in Latin America region we’ve actually seen some families divest from gold and invest that same amount of money into crypto, so they clearly feel like it is a new store of value. But like any new asset class, they only invest in it as a small percentage of their total portfolio,” he said.Open article
Telegram ICO: Scam Among Cryptocurrency Scams.
We’ll let Carlos Mosquera Benatuil, General Partner at Solidus Capital have the final word. “The supposed adults in the room are getting into these ridiculous deals, getting their chips in just in case,” Mosquera says. “It’s casino money.”Open article
Digital Tokens Rise Even as SEC Bears Down.
Carlos Mosquera, who runs crypto hedge fund Solidus Capital, said he’s waiting to see which projects the SEC subpoenaed. To him, if it’s the scams or projects that clearly sold equity-like tokens, it will be a positive development. If it’s what he considers legitimate token projects, then there are more reasons to be concerned.Open article