BitGo looks to jumpstart RWA tokenization segment via acquisition

Crypto financial services company BitGo has bought a firm focused on investment infrastructure for alternative assets as part of a bid toward advancing a so-far stalled tokenization space. 

Brassica, the company to be acquired, offers back-end infrastructure services for private securities and alternative investments, including multi-asset custody, record-keeping and transfer agent services.

While most traditional finance players have a crypto- or blockchain-related proof-of-concept in the works, the worlds of digital assets and traditional finance currently have “almost no overlap,” argued BitGo CEO Mike Belshe. 

The firm’s latest deal seeks to digitize the alternative asset…

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