MicroStrategy Owns More Than 100,000 Bitcoins After Another Purchase Worth $500 Million

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MicroStrategy has done it again with another sizeable purchase of over 13,000 bitcoins, and the firm now owns more than 100,000 coins.

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Michael Saylor’s business intelligence giant now owns over 100,000 bitcoins after the company purchased another chunk of 13,005 BTC for nearly $500 million. Consequently, the firm now has 0.5% of all bitcoins ever to exist.

  • The founder and CEO of the NASDAQ-listed company announced the latest purchase earlier on June 21st.

  • It came after the firm raised $500 million through an offering of senior secure notes, as reported earlier.

MicroStrategy has purchased an additional 13,005 bitcoins for $489 million in cash at an average price of $37,617 per bitcoin. As of 6/21/21 we #hodl 105,085 bitcoins acquired for $2.741 billion at an average price of ~$26,080 per bitcoin. $MSTRhttps://t.co/gLfnOxZEZc

— Michael Saylor (@michael_saylor) June 21, 2021

  • As Saylor explained, the 13,005 coins were purchased for just under $500 million with an average price of $37,617.

  • With its latest massive buy, MicroStrategy owns 105,085 bitcoins. It has allocated a total of over $2.7 billion in the asset at an average price of $26,080.

  • From a percentage point of view, the number of coins MicroStrategy has now is 0.5% of all bitcoins ever to exist and 0.56% of the tokens currently in circulation.

  • Apart from its sizeable investment in BTC, the firm and its CEO have also done multiple other pro-bitcoin endeavors.

  • MicroStrategy hosted an online BTC conference for executives from large corporations, aiming to outline the benefits of investing in the primary cryptocurrency.

  • The firm made bitcoin its treasury reserve asset and started paying non-employee directors in BTC instead of cash.

  • Additionally, Saylor launched a course of its own for retail investors and has used every opportunity to praise the cryptocurrency on traditional media.

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