Under New Leadership, FTX Recoups $7 Billion Amid Recovery Efforts

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27 Jun 2023 6:00 PM

The new leadership team at FTX has recouped approximately $7 billion in liquid assets as the exchange continues recovery efforts....

  • FTX has recovered approximately $7 billion in liquid assets as it continues recovery efforts after going bankrupt last year.
  • The exchange owed customers approximately $8.7 billion when it went bankrupt, with $6.4 billion in deficit in the form of fiat currency and stablecoin that had been misappropriated.
  • FTX has filed a complaint in bankruptcy court to retrieve $700 million transferred to K5 entities by its founder Sam Bankman-Fried.
  • Bankers of FTX are looking to offload their stake in AI startup Anthropic to raise funds for users.
  • FTX has been facing escalating legal and advisory costs, with bankruptcy advisors billing the company $121.8 million in fees and expenses for the period between February 1 and April 30.
  • The new CEO of FTX, John J. Ray III, has commented on the commingling and misuse of customer deposits by the previous management team, as well as control failures in key areas such as management and governance, finance and accounting, information security, and cybersecurity.

The article presents a mixed sentiment, with positive news of FTX's recovery efforts and the recouping of $7 billion in liquid assets, but also negative news of the bankruptcy and misappropriation of funds by the previous management team, as well as escalating legal and advisory costs.

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