Market Performance

The Ethereum Classic Investment Trust’s shares are the first securities solely invested in and deriving value from the price of ETC.

The Ethereum Classic Investment Trust enables investors to gain exposure to the price movement of ETC through a traditional investment vehicle, without the challenges of buying, storing, and safekeeping ETC.

Investment Objective Shares track the ETC market price, less fees and expenses
Benchmark Index TradeBlock ECX Index 24-hour VWAP
CUSIP 297644106
ISIN US2976441061
Inception Date 4/24/2017
Annual Fee 3% (includes Development Contribution)*
Development Contribution 1%*
AUM $48.73M‡
Shares Outstanding 2,886,700‡
ETC per Share 0.99688507‡
Independent Auditor: Friedman LLP
Legal Counsel: Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
Transfer Agent: Continental Stock Transfer & Trust

‡ As of May 31, 2017
* The Sponsor intends to direct up to one-third of the Annual Fee, for the first three years of the Trust's operations, towards initiatives that support development, marketing, and community activities of the Ethereum Classic Network.

Titled, auditable ownership through a traditional investment vehicle

The Ethereum Classic Investment Trust is a traditional investment vehicle with shares titled in the investors name, providing a familiar structure for financial and tax advisors and easy transferability to beneficiaries under estate laws.

Eligible for tax-advantaged accounts

Shares of the Ethereum Classic Investment Trust are eligible to be held in certain IRA, Roth IRA, and other brokerage and investor accounts.

Supported by a network of trusted service providers

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP serves as legal counsel to the Sponsor of the Ethereum Classic Investment Trust. Financial statements for the Ethereum Classic Investment Trust are audited annually by Friedman LLP.

Robust security and storage

The private keys for the Ethereum Classic Investment Trust’s assets are maintained with Ledger SAS and protected by intense multi-factor security procedures.

The Ethereum Classic Investment Trust’s shares are the first securities solely invested in and deriving value from the price of ETC.

The Ethereum Classic Investment Trust provides a secure structure to gain exposure to the price performance of ETC.

*Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.
ETC Holdings/Share
2017-06-26 17.50
2017-06-23 19.67
2017-06-22 18.83
2017-06-21 19.80
2017-06-20 21.04
2017-06-19 21.20
2017-06-16 17.10
2017-06-15 16.26
2017-06-14 19.57
2017-06-13 19.57
2017-06-12 20.67
2017-06-09 17.22
2017-06-08 17.20
2017-06-07 17.80
2017-06-06 17.19
2017-06-05 16.85
2017-06-02 16.56
2017-06-01 16.75
2017-05-31 16.81
2017-05-30 16.97
2017-05-26 16.56
2017-05-25 19.14
2017-05-24 13.58
2017-05-23 9.38
2017-05-22 8.28
2017-05-19 6.90
2017-05-18 6.13
2017-05-17 5.79
2017-05-16 6.12
2017-05-15 6.49
2017-05-12 6.28
2017-05-11 6.32
2017-05-10 6.37
2017-05-09 5.79
2017-05-08 6.63
2017-05-05 7.28
2017-05-04 7.05
2017-05-03 6.57
2017-05-02 6.58
2017-05-01 6.91
2017-04-28 4.94
2017-04-27 4.89
2017-04-26 4.30
2017-04-25 3.98
2017-04-24 3.81
ETC Holdings per Share*
At close as of 06/26/2017
Day Change -11.03%
Returns‡ 1 Day 1 Month 3 Months YTD 12 Months Since Inception
ETC Holdings* -11.03% 5.68% - - - 359.32%

* ETC Holdings per Share is calculated daily at 4pm ET, based on a 24-hour VWAP of TradeBlock’s ECX Index. For more information about how ETC Holdings is calculated, please refer to the private placement memorandum.

† An Accredited Investor, in the context of a natural person, includes anyone who either earned income that exceeded $200,000 (or $300,000 together with a spouse) in each of the two prior years, and reasonably expects the same for the current year, OR, has a net worth over $1 million, either alone or together with a spouse (excluding the value of the person's primary residence).

‡ At close as of 06/26/2017

Ethereum Classic Investment Trust in the News


U.S. investment firm launches $10 mln ethereum classic private fund

U.S. investment firm Grayscale Investments has launched the first private fund focused on ethereum classic, a blockchain platform, with a seed capital of $10 million, Barry Silbert, founder of the company's parent, Digital Currency Group (DCG), said on Wednesday. The fund is called Ethereum Classic Investment Trust, with the initial capital provided by Silbert, DCG and Glenn Hutchins, co-founder of private investment company Silver Lake.


Grayscale launches Ethereum Classic Investment Trust

Grayscale—an asset management firm—is launching a new cryptocurrency-focused investment vehicle backed by Glenn Hutchins, co-founder and co-chief executive officer of private-equity firm Silver Lake.


Grayscale Opens Ethereum Classic Vehicle to Accredited Investors

Digital Currency Group subsidiary Grayscale Investments is launching a new investment vehicle for the alternative digital asset ether classic. The firm is opening the Ethereum Classic Investment Trust to investors beginning today. The vehicle was first unveiled earlier this year, and is modeled after other offerings by the company, which specializes in investment products centered around digital currencies.