About Midchains Partnership

Midchains Partnership in ADGM

About Midchains

Who We Are & Recent Milestones

About Us
We are fully licensed by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) as a Virtual Asset Multilateral Trading Facility and Custodian in Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM). Our focus is on meeting the sophisticated needs of investors by offering premium trading and custody services for Digital Assets globally from the UAE.

Partnership oriented local team with roots in regional Sovereign Wealth Funds and global regulated financial institutions; having raised strategic investment from Mubadala and ADQ locally and the MIAX Exchange Group in North America

Recent Milestones
  • Completion of Cybersecurity Audit and Third-Party System Verification (ExactPro)
  • Imminent launch of ADGM based spot cryptocurrency MTF and Custody platform
  • Exploration of expansion opportunities in-line with scope to offer digital securities trading and custody services


Major Shareholders

A sovereign investor who manages a diverse portfolio of assets and investments in the UAE and abroad, in order to generate sustainable financial returns for its shareholder, the Government of Abu Dhabi. Assets Under Management of $232 billion (AED 853 billion). Business spans six continents with interests across multiple sectors and asset classes. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, Mubadala also has offices in London, Rio de Janeiro, Moscow, New York, San Francisco and Beijing.

Established in Abu Dhabi in 2018, ADQ is one of the region's largest holding companies with direct and indirect investments in more than 90 companies. Its portfolio of major enterprises spans key sectors across Abu Dhabi's economy, including food and agriculture, aviation, financial services, healthcare, industries, logistics, media, real estate, tourism and hospitality, transport and utilities.

The MIAX Exchange Group has deep rooted experience in developing, operating and trading on exchanges. It operates and manages 3 option exchanges ( MIAX, MIAX Pearl, MIAX Emerald), MIAX Pearl Equities Exchange, the Minneapolis Grain Exchange, and the Bermuda Stock Exchange. MIAX now lists and trades options on over 2,600 multi-listed classes. It deals with, on average, 12-15% of US Option market volumes. Recently launched SPIKES volatility Index www.miaxoptions.com.



MidChains is pleased to present its unique position and its services:

  • Digital Securities Trading
  • Digital Assets with security characteristics including ‘tokenised’ offerings of Securities
  • Derivatives denominated by regulated Digital Assets, and positions in Investment Funds
  • Client Categories
  • Secure & Fair platform for a diverse marketplace with attractive incentives catering to a broad range of investors
  • Retail
  • Institutional
  • Custodial Services
  • Utilization of MidChains as the Custodian
  • MPC Wallets: Support of multiple assets (ERC20, BTC, BCH, LTC)
  • KYC: Rapid onboarding and “Know Your Customer” for regulatory and compliance oversight
  • AML: Anti-money laundering and fraud prevention controls and regulations
  • Fiat on/off ramp
  • Conversion of Fiat to Crypto Instantly
  • Instant conversion: Conversion of fiat currency to crypto and vice versa
  • Support of stablecoin: Providing the stability of traditional currency and the flexibility of cryptocurrency (pending approval)
  • Easy access: Linking any existing online bank account

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