Amun devient 21Shares

Zurich, 3 mars 2020 – Amun AG, l’émetteur suisse de produits trackers négociés en Bourse (ETP ou Exchange Traded Products), sur actifs cryptos, a le plaisir d’informer les investisseurs du changement de nom de sa gamme d’ETP en 21Shares AG.Ce changement de nom a pris effet immédiat le 2 mars 2020 : tous les ETP Amun sont désormais négociés sous ce nouveau nom sur SIX Swiss Exchange. Le site Internet www.21shares.com est également en ligne. Après avoir lancé 11 ETPs au total en un an et obtenu l’approbation du prospectus de base par l’Autorité financière suédoise (SFSA), 21Shares est pionnier de l’innovation dans l’industrie des actifs numériques réglementés depuis sa création en 2018.La société rebaptisée 21Shares se concentrera sur l’expansion de sa gamme d’ETP à l’international pour desservir des marchés plus diversifiés et sur l’élargissement de son offre de produits financiers sur des marchés réglementés, avec l’objectif de figurer sur au moins deux nouvelles bourses d’ici la fin de 2020- « Nous poursuivrons avec ce nouveau nom notre mission : simplifier l’accès aux actifs cryptos et devenir le partenaire financier de choix et de référence dans l’industrie des crypto-ETP » explique Hany Rashwan, PDG de 21Shares. « Le changement de nom vers une marque cohérente et appropriée à toutes les régions du monde, nous aidera à cibler des marchés supplémentaires et de plus en plus diversifiés. Ce changement ne se limite pas aux actions de communication et de marketing, mais concerne l’ensemble de notre gamme de produits financiers destinés à répondre à l’appétit de notre communauté d’investisseurs pour les produits cryptos. “La nouvelle marque rend hommage à l’offre maximale totale de Bitcoin : seulement 21 millions de Bitcoins seront en circulation. Il reflète également l’évolution progressive de la stratégie de l’entreprise visant à transformer cette dernière en une plateforme multi-projets et multi-crypto, à standardiser son offre et à rationaliser l’accès des investisseurs aux marchés financiers ou aux marchés cryptos.Les changements n’auront pas d’impact sur le trading des ETPs, les investisseurs ne ressentiront donc aucune perturbation. Tous les tickers et ISIN resteront inchangés.A propos de 21SharesAmun rend l’investissement dans les crypto-actifs aussi simple que l’achat d’actions à travers des courtiers ou banquiers traditionnels. Les investisseurs peuvent facilement investir dans des crypto-monnaies en achetant un ETP classique (ou tracker) de la suite d’ETP 21Shares lancée par 21Shares composée de 11 ETP crypto : l’ATP Amun Crypto Basket Index ETP (HODL: SW) , Amun Bitcoin (ABTC: SW), Amun Ethereum (AETH: SW), Amun XRP (AXRP: SW), AMUN Bitcoin Cash ETP (ABCH: SW), Amun Binance ETP (ABNB: SW), Amun Tezos ETP (AXTZ: SW), Amun Bitcoin Suisse ETP (ABBA: SW), Amun Bitwise 10 ETP (KEYS: SW) et Amun Sygnum Platform Winners Index ETP (MOON: SW). L’ensemble de la suite est coté sur la SIX Swiss Exchange, BX Swiss et Boerse Stuttgart en CHF, USD et EUR. Fondée en 2018, 21Shares est dirigée par une équipe d’entrepreneurs en série talentueux et de professionnels bancaires expérimentés du monde technologique et financier. Incorporée à Zoug, avec des bureaux à Zurich, Berlin et New York, la société a lancé plusieurs premières mondiales, y compris le premier indice crypto coté (HODL) en novembre 2018. 21Shares compte 11 ETPs cotés ainsi que plus de 70 millions de dollars d’actifs sous gestion.Contact presse 21SharesLaurent Kssis+41 44 260 86 60press@21Shares.comDisclaimerThis document and the information contained herein are not for distribution in or into (directly or indirectly) the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan or any other jurisdiction in which the distribution or release would be unlawful. This document does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in or into the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan.This document does not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to purchase, any securities in the United States. The securities of 21Shares AG to which these materials relate have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act. There will not be a public offering of securities in the United States.This document is only being distributed to and is only directed at: (i) to investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “Order”); or (ii) high net worth entities, and other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as “relevant persons”); or (iv) persons who fall within Article 43(2) of the Order, including existing members and creditors of the Company or (v) any other persons to whom this document can be lawfully distributed in circumstances where section 21(1) of the FSMA does not apply. The Securities are only available to, and any invitation, offer or agreement to subscribe, purchase or otherwise acquire such securities will be engaged in only with, relevant persons. Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this document or any of its contents.In any EEA Member State (other than the Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain and Sweden) that has implemented the Prospectus Regulation (EU) 2017/1129, together with any applicable implementing measures in any Member State, the “Prospectus Regulation”) this communication is only addressed to and is only directed at qualified investors in that Member State within the meaning of the Prospectus Regulation. Exclusively for potential investors in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain and Sweden the 2019 Base Prospectus (EU) is made available on the Issuer’s website under www.21Shares.com. The approval of the 2019 Base Prospectus (EU) should not be understood as an endorsement by the SFSA of the securities offered or admitted to trading on a regulated market. Eligible potential investors should read the 2019 Base Prospectus (EU) and the relevant Final Terms before making an investment decision in order to understand the potential risks associated with the decision to invest in the securities. You are about to purchase a product that is not simple and may be difficult to understand.This document is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy or subscribe for securities of 21Shares AG. Neither this document nor anything contained herein shall form the basis of, or be relied upon in connection with, any offer or commitment whatsoever in any jurisdiction.This document constitutes advertisement within the meaning of the Swiss Financial Services Act (the “FinSA”) and not a prospectus. In accordance with article 109 of the Swiss Financial Services Ordinance, the Base Prospectus dated 13 November 2019, as supplemented from time to time (the “Base Prospectus”) and the final terms for SBTC dated 22 January 2020 (the “Final Terms”, and together with the Base Prospectus, the “Prospectus”) have been prepared in compliance with articles 652a and 1156 of the Swiss Code of Obligations, as such  articles were in effect immediately prior to the entry into effect of the FinSA, and the Listing Rules of the SIX Swiss Exchange in their version in force as of January 1, 2020. Consequently, the Prospectus has not been and will not be reviewed or approved by a Swiss review body pursuant to article 51 of the FinSA, and does not comply with the disclosure requirements applicable to a prospectus approved by such a review body under the FinSA. Copies of the Prospectus are available free of charge from the website of the Issuer. Subject to applicable securities laws, the Base Prospectus and the final terms of any product mentioned herein can be obtained from 21Shares AG on the website.Copies of this document may not be sent to jurisdictions, or distributed in or sent from jurisdictions, in which this is barred or prohibited by law. The information contained herein does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, in any jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation would be unlawful prior to registration, exemption from registration or qualification under the securities laws of any jurisdiction.