Former CFTC Chairman, Giancarlo & Billionaire Lasry Invest in Crypto Asset Manager, BlockTower
- Milwaukee Bucks billionaire co-owner, Marc Lasry, and former CFTC Chairman, Christopher Giancarlo, invest in BlockTower, a crypto investments firm.
Bitcoin-enthusiast and billionaire, Gary Lasry and Christopher Giancarlo, the former Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) chairman, are reportedly making an undisclosed investment in cryptocurrency and blockchain investment firm, BlockTower.
According to a report from Bloomberg, Lasry, the CEO of Avenue Capital Group, made an independent into the crypto firm, persons familiar with the matter reported. The Milwaukee Bucks co-owner declined to comment on the reports.
Known as ‘crypto dad’ across crypto circles, Giancarlo made huge progress in regulating the U.S. crypto field during his time as the chairman of the CFTC. The former CFTC boss has been vocal on developing the Bitcoin and crypto ecosystem – recently calling for the launch of a digital dollar.
Giancarlo confirmed the investment but declined to comment further or disclose the amount invested in Block Tower.