Kraken Expands Over The Counter (OTC) Block Trading Service

Kraken is excited to announce a major expansion to our OTC trading platform which will enhance the execution of large block trades for clients worldwide. We offer deeper liquidity and private, personalized service to institutions and high net-worth individuals needing to fill large orders. Whether you are trading blocks of 100,000 USD, 100,000,000 EUR or 2,000 Bitcoin, the OTC desk will provide you with execution and settlement services that are discrete, secure and ultra-competitive.

The ever-growing Kraken OTC team currently has nine professional traders stationed throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Members have a combined 100 years of trading experience working for major financial institutions such as JP Morgan, Credit Suisse, UBS, Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch. Kraken OTC sets itself above competitors by offering superb, hi-touch service at every step ranging from initial consultation and expert market insight, all the way through final settlement.

How do I get started?
Simply email otc@kraken.com with your inquiry.

A desk member will respond quickly and open a line of communication via your preferred messaging application.

Which assets and currencies can I trade?
Kraken supports one of the most comprehensive selection of assets and currencies in the industry and is always expanding. Our current coverage is listed below:

17 digital assets:
Bitcoin (XBT), Ether (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ether Classic (ETC), Ripple (XRP), Lumens (XLM), EOS (EOS), Litecoin (LTC), Monero (XMR), Dash (DASH), Zcash (ZEC), Melon (MLN), Augur (REP), Gnosis (GNO), Iconomi (ICN), Tether (USDT), Dogecoin (DOGE)

3 fiat currencies:
US dollars (USD), Euros (EUR), Japanese yen (JPY)

What are the hours of operation?
The OTC desk with offices in North America, Europe and Asia is open 24 hours on weekdays with more limited availability over the weekend.

Manned Office Hours:
UTC: Sunday 11 PM to Saturday 1 AM
EST: Sunday 7 PM to Friday 9 PM
PST: Sunday 4 PM to Friday 6 PM
CEST: Monday 1 AM to Saturday 3 AM
HKT: Monday 7 AM to Saturday 9 AM

Minimum order size?
The minimum order size is $100,000 but exceptions can be discussed on a case by case basis.

Welcome to Kraken OTC
This is an exciting time for crypto investing, and Kraken OTC looks forward to building a relationship with you!

otc@kraken.com