Trading funds E9 (EIX) and MMNXT are merging under a single fund, NEXT. This will allow better use of combined funds, more clarity and no conflict of interest between the activities of the two funds. At the same time, a new bitcoin bond (BOND) will launch to generate further revenues for NEXT and directly for BOND holders through arbitrage on BTC/USD exchanges.
Arbitrage across bitcoin exchanges currently yields returns of up to 4% monthly. 1 BOND will represent 1 bitcoin (SuperBTC) on the Asset Exchange, with a guaranteed monthly payout of 2% in superBTC. The remaining income will go to NEXT assetholders. BOND may be redeemed for SuperBTC at any time by sending back to the issuing account. They can also be traded on the AE’s secondary market. BOND will pay monthly, on the first of the month.
All reasonable security precautions are taken and arbitrage is low-risk, but investor funds cannot be guaranteed against theft or exchange hack.
MMNXT/EIX asset swap for NEXT
MMNXT and EIX will be combined into a single asset, NEXT, which will pay out twice a month (1st and 15th) in NXT.
A total of 10% of active NEXT assets will be reserved for management payments. 25% of the total NEXT issue will be reinvested to grow the fund (similar to EIX’s current 29% reinvest and MMNXT’s 25% buyback). It makes sense for NEXT to hold 25% of NEXT’s assets to automate this.
A total of 1 million NEXT will be issued, with 15% being held back for future asset sales if required (there is no immediate intention to sell more assets). Of the 850,000 active assets, a total of 35% will be retained for management and reinvestment (85,000 + 212,500 = 297,500).
This leaves 552,500 NEXT assets for swap with existing MMNXT and EIX assets. No MMNXT or EIX assets are currently retained for management payments, only founder shares. (EIX currently reserves 15% of income for management payments as well as 29% for reinvestment.)
EIX price: 14.5. Assets issued: 568,200. MMNXT price: 1.15. Assets issued: 8,648,144. Total combined market cap of MMNXT and EIX is therefore estimated at around 18 million NXT; there is some daily variation. Thus 552,000 NEXT assets will be swapped in proportion to MMNXT and EIX market cap, at 32.6 NXT per NEXT, with each being worth around 21 NXT when considering all 850,000 active NEXT assets.
2.3 EIX per NEXT = 247,043 NEXT assets swapped for EIX
29 MMNXT per NEXT = 298,212 NEXT assets swapped for MMNXT
Total: 545,255. The remaining 6,745 assets will be retained by NEXT for reinvestment, bringing the fund’s total of its own assets to 25.8%.
The asset swap will begin on 16th January, after EIX’s next dividend. BOND will launch shortly.
Further details will be posted in due course.
Source: SuperNET Slack / https://nxtforum.org/assets-board/e9-multistrategy-nxt-hedge-fund-bots-fx-crypto-trading-and-asset-portfolio/msg205742/#msg205742