Bitcoin Depot, one of the leading cryptocurrency ATM firms in the United States, has successfully completed its merger deal, paving the way for the company to go public.
The merger, with fintech firm GSR II Meteora Acquisition Corporation, was approved by stockholders and involved a substantial investment of $885 million. This strategic move is expected to provide investors with the opportunity to gain exposure to Bitcoin Depot’s common stock on the Nasdaq exchange, with trading set to commence on July 3.
The CEO and founder of Bitcoin Depot, Brandon Mintz, expressed his excitement about the merger, highlighting the potential for significant growth and the promotion of Bitcoin adoption across North America.
Under the ticker symbols BTM and BTMWW, investors will be able to access shares of Bitcoin Depot’s common stock and public warrants, respectively.
With a network of over 9,130 ATM locations, Bitcoin Depot has established itself as a major player in the crypto ATM market since its inception in 2016.
While the announcement of the merger comes amidst increased regulatory scrutiny of crypto-related firms, with lawsuits filed against exchanges like Binance and Coinbase, the interest in investment vehicles tied to cryptocurrencies continues to grow.
Despite the regulatory landscape, Bitcoin Depot remains committed to its mission of providing accessible and secure cryptocurrency services to users throughout North America.