Deus X Capital with offices in the UAE has launched with $1 billion in assets according to an article published in CoinDesk. As per the article the family office backed investment firm launched on October 2nd with Tim Grant as CEO.
Tim Grant previously headed EMEA at Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital. Before that he was CEO of SIX digital exchange
Deus X capital will deploy capital, in private equity, venture capital and fund allocation opportunities in the digital asset, blockchain, fintech and institutional capital markets sectors.
According to information on the website Stuart Connolly has been appointed chief investment officer.
In a statement to CoinDesk Tim Grant stated, “The existing financial system is expensive, unwieldy and works for the few, not the many. We are committed to investing in and building the most innovative digital asset, fintech and capital markets businesses.”
The firm’s existing investments include stakes in publicly listed companies such as crypto financial services firm Galaxy and asset manager Hilbert Group (HILB). It also has allocations to a number of hedge funds.
As per Deus X Capital website it invests globally and has a presence in Malta, London and the UAE.