Galaxy Digital Holdings Ltd. (TSXV: GLXY; Frankfurt: 7LX) (“Galaxy Digital” or the “Company”), a diversified, multi-service merchant bank dedicated to the digital assets and blockchain technology industry, today announced that Ian Taylor has joined the Company as Head of Advisory Services. In this role, Mr. Taylor will be responsible for further developing and building out an institutional-quality advisory team spanning general corporate advisory, capital raising services and mergers and acquisitions.
Mike Novogratz, Founder and CEO of Galaxy Digital, said, “The advisory side of the digital asset marketplace has significantly evolved over the past year. Blockchain technology companies are becoming larger and more sophisticated, with their needs developing accordingly. In addition, the opportunity to apply digital wrappers to a broader array of financings is becoming apparent. Ian’s pedigree, background and proven track record of advising leading corporate and institutional clients in markets globally perfectly complements our strategy to bring the highest quality advice to our clients.”
Prior to joining Galaxy Digital, Mr. Taylor spent over 18 years at Goldman Sachs where he held a variety of positions with increasing responsibility spanning global capital markets. He has extensive experience leading teams in the United States, Canada, and Latin America and has deep expertise advising large-cap corporate, private equity, sovereign wealth and government clients, as well as institutional, family office and high net worth investors.
“I am excited to join Mike and the entire team at Galaxy Digital,” Mr. Taylor said. “This is a pivotal time in the development of the digital assets and blockchain technology industry, and the opportunities ahead are plentiful. I am confident that the team that Mike has assembled, and the platform that Galaxy Digital has established in a relatively short timeframe positions it to become the preeminent advisor in the sector. I look forward to working with our team and business partners to execute our strategy.”