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Digital Assets Download is a curated mix of insights and headlines that provide a Layer 3 Legal Perspective™ on the digital assets multiverse – created by Mayer Brown’s global Digital Assets, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency group.

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Each issue features original Mayer Brown content, perspectives and insights from across our international firm that touch on digital assets, decentralized finance, cryptocurrencies and related fields.

In addition, the Digital Assets Download features curated headlines and news from around this multiverse – including deals, developments and other disruptions in DeFi – as well as selected upcoming events for deeper dives into different parts of the digital assets and DeFi world.

Lastly, for those new to the digital assets and DeFi world, each edition of the Digital Assets Download will highlight a different “term of art” to help you be a part of the conversation.

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A highlight of the current edition of the Digital Assets Download.

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INVESTING IN OR ACQUIRING A DIGITAL ASSETS BUSINESS? WATCH WHERE YOU STEP – MAXIMIZING VALUE AND MANAGING RISK IN DIGITAL ASSETS M&A (PART 1)

Acquisitions, equity financings and other deals among digital assets businesses, crypto asset managers and blockchain ecosystems are being pursued by global financial institutions, fintech companies and the world’s largest institutional investors, among many others.

No matter who the buyer is—and no matter the size of the investment—understanding the assets and revenue streams of a target digital assets business is critical to capturing and realizing value in any equity investment or M&A deal.

In part 1 of our series on deals in the digital assets sector, our team examines two critical areas that should be a focus in any deal – cybersecurity and intellectual property.

 

CRYPTO ASSET MANAGEMENT: EXPANSION ROADMAP FOR MANAGERS AND INVESTORS (PART 1)

Asset managers who invest in crypto assets are expanding their footprint as managers of capital for investors. In doing so, crypto asset managers may seek to monetize a part of their revenue streams through partnerships with financial institutions and investors. These partnerships can take numerous different forms – among them, acquisitions, minority investments and revenue sharing agreements. Regardless of form, a major focus of those discussions will be on the valuation of the crypto asset management business itself.

In Part 1 of our series on deals in crypto asset management, our team takes a look at challenges in determining valuations in these deals and ways to manage them.

 

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  • Stablecoins

    $150 Billion

    Global Market Capitalization as of May 1, 2024
    Source: rwa.xyz

  • Mayer Brown Digital Assets Team

    60 Lawyers

    Worldwide

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