Bloomberg Law
Jan. 24, 2023, 7:02 PM

Celsius May Issue a Bankruptcy Crypto Token to Pay Creditors (1)

Steven Church
Steven Church
Bloomberg News

Celsius Network LLC is considering issuing a new digital-asset token to repay creditors as part of a proposal to reorganize and exit bankruptcy as a regulated crypto platform, the company said in court Tuesday.

Reorganizing Celsius into a publicly-traded company that is properly licensed would bring in more money for creditors than selling hard-to-liquidate assets at today’s depressed prices, company attorney Ross M. Kwasteniet said during a video-court hearing.

Celsius has been negotiating with various creditor groups over how to set up the new company and issue a new token to creditors as part of a payout plan, Kwasteniet told ...

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