expands insurance program to cover $750 million

Digital currency exchange has expanded its insurance policy to cover up to $750 million worth of digital assets, offering an additional layer of protection for the platform’s 10 million users.

The new policy, effective since Sept. 6, is backed by Arch Underwriting, a division with Lloyd’s Syndicate 12, the company announced Monday. The policy, which includes both direct and indirect custodian coverage, applies to’s cold storage assets held on Ledger Vault.

The policy is the largest in the cryptocurrency industry, exceeding the over $700-million coverage purchased by digital custodian BitGo earlier this year. Digital asset companies are expanding their insurance coverage to protect against physical damage and, perhaps more importantly, third-party theft.

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