UK INVESTORS CAN NOW ADD BITCOIN EXPOSURE TO THEIR RETIREMENT ACCOUNT VIA HARGREAVES LANSDOWN, THE UK’S NUMBER ONE INVESTMENT PLATFORM FOR PRIVATE INVESTORS
LONDON, ENGLAND, June 1, 2017 — All clients with SIPP accounts and brokerage accounts held at Hargreaves Lansdown now have digital access to add bitcoin exposure to their portfolio by purchasing Europe’s only exchange traded bitcoin note, issued by XBT Provider, AB.
The two Bitcoin ETNs listed on the NASDAQ OMX are now available for online purchasing via the UK’s number one investment platform for private investors.
“Buying the XBT provider ETN was extremely quick, all I had to do is place my order and click ‘deal,’ and I had bitcoin exposure in my SIPP within minutes,” noted Nigel Timperley a current Hargreaves Lansdown SIPP customer.
Clients who wish to add bitcoin to their tax advantaged SIPP accounts now only need to login to their usual portal with Hargreaves Lansdown and search for: ‘XBT.’
“By adding self-service, online dealing, the team at Hargreaves Lansdown is providing UK investors with professional and quick access to the bitcoin space in the UK and greater Europe. This is very exciting for any investors who have been thinking about buying bitcoin but did not want the hassle of security and regulation involved in buying bitcoin directly from exchanges. Now investors can quickly add bitcoin exposure to their portfolio via their brokerage account.” says Ryan Radloff, Head of Investor Relations for XBT Provider, AB.
For more information on how to purchase bitcoin exposure via your SIPP account at Hargreaves Lansdown, please contact them or your independent financial advisor directly.
About XBT Provider
XBT Provider is the Swedish Domiciled Issuer of Bitcoin Tracker One and Bitcoin Tracker Euro (COINXBT:SS, COINXBE:SS, respectively). With these instruments, anyone can invest in Bitcoin as ETNs, exchange-traded notes. Both trackers are designed to mirror the return of the underlying asset, bitcoin, in Swedish Kronor and Euro respectively. In 2015, Bitcoin Tracker One became the first bitcoin-based security available on a regulated exchange when it listed on NASDAQ/OMX in Stockholm. Both notes are available in 179 countries and traded in the same manner as any share or instrument listed on the Nasdaq exchange in Stockholm. XBT Provider’s prospectus is approved by the Swedish FSA (Finansinspektionen) and our products are listed on Nasdaq Nordic in Stockholm. XBT Provider AB is not a licensed financial advisor. The views presented in this release are the opinions of XBT Provider AB. Bitcoin is a volatile instrument and prices can move quickly. XBT Provider AB is not responsible for any financial losses incurred directly or indirectly by the recipient.
XBT Provider, AB