Bitcoin on credit: Microstrategy wants to buy BTC for 400 million US dollars

Micrsotrategy has again announced that it will buy an enormous amount of Bitcoin. Meanwhile, the DeFi sector and Tether’s market cap are at all-time highs. The market update.

The Bitcoin course is still struggling to sustainably break the US $ 19,000 mark

At press time, the BTC rate is $ 18,827. This means that the rate of the key crypto currency has to drop 1.84 percent in a 24-hour comparison.

What’s better than Bitcoin in the war chest? More Bitcoin Storm in the war chest. Microstrategy boss Michael Saylor’s calculation must be something like this, because on December 7th, Microstrategy announced the next bang, which should make Bitcoin bulls click their tongues. The IT company plans to increase its Bitcoin reserve for $ 400 million. The money will come from the sale of convertible bonds (senior convertible notes) to institutional investors.

The Notes are unsecured, priority obligations of MicroStrategy and accrue interest semi-annually to June 15 and December 15 of each year beginning June 15, 2021. The Notes will mature on December 15, 2025 unless they are repurchased, redeemed or converted in accordance with their terms at an earlier date. […] MicroStrategy intends to invest the net proceeds from the sale of the Notes in Bitcoin in accordance with its Treasury Reserve Policy until the needs for working capital and other general corporate purposes are determined.

it says in the corresponding message to the investors of Microstrategy

The share price of Microstrategy (MSTR) benefited from the announcement and gained 2.5 percent. So far, the US service provider’s strategy of using Bitcoin as the main reserve asset is working. In particular, the Bitcoin rally of the past few weeks has catapulted the corporate value of Microstrategy soaring.

Just last Friday, December 4th, CEO Saylor announced the purchase of an additional 2,574 BTC. At the time of going to press, Microstrategy now holds 40,824 BTC.

DeFi holds record level, Tether continues to print USDT

While the Bitcoin rate and the top 10 Altcoins are taking a breather, the decentralized financial services (DeFi) sector in particular is printing green candles. With Compound (COMP, +14.5 percent), Band Protocol (BAND, +6.8 percent) and Sushi (SUSHI, +3.4 percent), the DeFi-Space represents 3 of the five Altcoins with the largest 24 hours -Increase. The value of the assets stored on DeFi platforms (TVL) is still at an all-time high of 14.8 billion US dollars.