Kraken Buys Coinsetter and Cavirtex, Enters the US & Canadian Markets

Kraken Buys Coinsetter and Cavirtex, Enters the US & Canadian Markets

In a significant announcement today, the largest ever deal of its kind in the Bitcoin industry saw leading European bitcoin exchange Kraken acquire bitcoin exchanges Coinsetter and CaVirtEx. In a statement today, Kraken announced it is acquiring New York-based exchange Coinsetter and Canada’s first bitcoin exchange CaVirtEx. The world’s largest bitcoin exchange will fully absorb both exchanges to expand its scope with “an immediate and significant expansion into the North American market,” the statement read. The undisclosed deal will see Kraken enter the United States with its exchange....


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