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Institutional

Sitting at the center of global digital asset markets, we combine technology tools and insights to serve institutions of all types and sizes. Our people, capital, and infrastructure are committed to helping you grow your digital asset business through superior pricing, service, and transparency.

Trading & Liquidity

Electronic Market Making

For Exchanges, we act as both principal and designated market making (DMM). We compete for customer orders by creating consistent and predictable markets in both cash and derivatives. By generating deep liquidity, we make markets more efficient and transparent around the globe.

  • For Token Issuers, we advise on primary issuance and manage the secondary market life cycle. Our market making offers high liquidity, market depth, narrow spreads, and transparent price discovery. We partner with token issuers to structure customized liquidity solutions using programmatic trading strategies.

  • Our team has an unparalleled depth and breadth of experience in managing risk across a wide array of token models and structures - from “vanilla” to highly complex. This includes algorithmic/elastic supply protocols, dutch auctions, lockdrops, initial futures offerings, dual-token structures, trade-mining, and DeFi derivatives.

How We Do It

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    Real-time analysis of market data, allowing continuously firm prices in all market environments 24/7

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    Industry-leading risk management, technology and real-time hedging systems

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    Deep understanding of market microstructure across both centralized and decentralized liquidity venues

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    Robust yet flexible technology stack that allows us to deliver custom feeds based on specific liquidity mandates

Trading & Liquidity

OTC Trading

Off-exchange trading is an important tool for institutions wanting to improve execution on larger transactions while not disturbing the market. Amber provides consistent and predictable depth for clients in over 100 tokens through a systematic and high-touch offering.

  • Acting as a systematic internaliser, our single-dealer platform is the fastest growing source of off-exchange liquidity in the market. We provide best in class execution on major tokens and altcoins, with access to post-trade settlement and margin financing.

  • Our systems set the industry standard for fast and reliable execution in all market conditions. To maximise trading opportunities for clients, our automated e-quoting engine sources liquidity from all major exchanges and a wide range of alternative liquidity venues.

How We Do It

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    Industry-leading pricing driven by systematic real-time axe management and internalisation which minimises market impact for clients

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    We are at our desk around the clock and around the world. 24/7/365; if you call, we answer

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    From onboarding to settlement, we offer full-service relationship management for a personalised, seamless experience

Trading & Liquidity

Execution Services

Trading digital assets requires managing multiple accounts and exchange connections; we take all that pain away. Our trade execution desk provides efficient, effective access to fragmented liquidity across global exchanges.

70+trading venues to transact with

75bp+average improvement to screen liquidity

  • Our proprietary logic improves execution quality to meet customised trading objectives. We can help, whether you want to programmatically liquidate a portfolio of exotic tokens, or cost-average into ETH over a set time horizon. We facilitate VWAP/TWAP and other order types with multiple dependencies, allowing flexibility in managing a variety of execution parameters.

How We Do It

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    Reduction in internal costs and latency through robust API connectivity, low trading fees, and exchange cloud co-location

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    Unbiased access to major and altcoin liquidity with a high-touch focus

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    Custom calibrated strategies with transparent post-trade reporting and detailed execution summaries

Yield Products

Lending & Time Deposits

We help our clients earn passive income from their digital assets. Our products deliver consistent returns uncorrelated to market movements, while allowing clients to retain their preferred asset exposure. Our yield offering offers floating and fixed rate products, redeemable at any time (subject to interest rate offsets).

How We Do It

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    Capturing differentials between derivative and spot markets - synthetic lending without directional market risk

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    Generating interest income from overcollateralized lending to institutions and corporate clients

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    Matching capital against margin borrowing demand from clients financing leveraged positions

Yield Products

Derivatives & Structured Products

Amber offers a wide range of structured products, helping clients meet differing financial circumstances and needs.

  • Yield enhancement products such as structured deposits, principal protected notes, and dual currency investments allow for greater investment flexibility and an opportunity for higher potential returns under different market situations.

  • Acting as a market maker and wholesale distributor, we work with exchanges, wallets, neobanks, and wealth management platforms to bring custom yield offerings to eligible users and market participants.

  • Flexible tenors

  • Customizable strikes

  • Enhanced yield

How We Do It

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    Diverse balance sheet composition matches client and internal capital, allowing stablecoin-denominated yield on puts without requiring in-kind collateral

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    Risk warehousing model and focus on internalization that works to minimise market impact and information leakage

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    Focus on customization and automation to facilitate outsourcing of market risk in an efficient manner

Capital

Collateralized Lending

Our lending desk offers collateralized loans across all major coins and stablecoins. With our ability to lend in large sizes across flexible tenors, clients work with us to optimize their balance sheet and working capital. Our loans allow clients access to quick funding while allowing them to retain upside in the collateral.

Capital

Mining & Staking

Mining

Amber Mining supports the decentralized growth of digital assets while focusing on the important task of securing the blockchain. We manage a growing number of large scale mining sites in the U.S., offering clients, investors, and miners hosting solutions to multi-scale mining operations and blockchain services. Our mining team includes industry veterans with extensive experience in designing, building, and operating blockchain infrastructures to maximize efficiency.

Staking

Through RockX, Amber offers staking-as-a-service and an access node API to investors and developers alike. For proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchains, tokens are pledged to a specific network protocol. The staking protocol chooses validators to confirm blocks of transactions, who are rewarded with newly minted tokens. As the network being validated gains in popularity, the more rewards are available for validators.

Validator and staking services

Participate in major and emerging blockchains such as Polkadot, Kusama, Solana, Terra, Oasis, ETH 2.0 and many more. Through RockX, wallets, custodians, and asset management platforms can bring staking yield to their users, while assets are sitting securely in their own wallets.

Access node API for developers and decentralised applications (“dApps”)

Access nodes allow anyone to interact with blockchains and access on-chain data in a timely and stable manner. This provides greater opportunity for developers, as it can help to reduce complexity and cost for dApps' development.

  • Instant Connectivity

    Enables any developer or institution to interact with major PoS blockchains instantly, reducing development complexity and cost

  • High Availability

    Hybrid cloud architecture and backup nodes avoid any single point of failure. 24/7 monitoring and recovery systems ensure consistent node uptime

  • Safety

    Secure access control to prevent DDoS attacks and hacks. Seamless upgrades of latest security fixes and new blockchain features

Capital

Investing & DeFi

  • We support multiple initiatives in the DeFi and emerging Web3 ecosystem. We invest and interact with protocols, provide liquidity and participate in networks spanning decentralized lending, derivatives, gaming, middleware, asset management, and new financial primitives. We act as market makers, liquidity providers, and liquidators in CLOB, RFQ, AMM-based DEX’s and borrowing/lending protocols across multiple blockchains. We also act as price-feed providers (oracles), run nodes, and build blockchain infrastructure to help fuel network growth.

  • Amber is actively involved across all areas of crypto, including NFTs, infrastructure, layer one blockchains, DAOs, and new Web3 primitives that do not have a category yet. We offer a horizontally-integrated service offering to support the entire ecosystem. We incubate and build protocols, tools and applications that accelerate adoption and innovation. We back exceptional founders and ideas that can positively contribute to the burgeoning crypto ecosystem. Our firm structure and thesis-driven approach allow us to partner with entrepreneurial teams for the long-term - if you are building something new and innovative, reach out!