Ripple Is Selling 33% of Its Stake in Moneygram

Ripple Is Selling 33% of Its Stake in Moneygram

Ripple Labs Inc. is selling 4 million of its shares in Moneygram, or about a third of its total shareholding in the company. The decision seems in part to be motivated by the surging Moneygram share price and Ripple’s desire to cash out after buying the shares at a premium of $4.10 in 2019. At close on Nov. 27, shares of Moneygram were down 4.8% at $7.42 on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange. However, the stock has soared 260% year-to-date, rising from $2.06 on Jan. 2. Ripple will earn nearly $30 million if it sold its 4 million Moneygram shares at current market prices – an almost 50%....

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