• Halogen Capital, a new crypto fund management firm in Malaysia, has been launched by the founders of local fintech player Jirnexu.
• The firm provides Shariah-compliant funds for retail and institutional investors that include a spot Bitcoin (BTC) fund and a lower-risk Income Fund denominated in Malaysian ringgit.
• The fund is regulated by the Securities Commission (SC) Malaysia and offers custom-designed investment portfolios as a solution to certain private clients.
Halogen Capital Launches in Malaysia
Malaysia’s newest crypto fund management firm, Halogen Capital, has been launched by the entrepreneurs behind the local fintech player Jirnexu. The firm was founded by Hann Liew and Lucas Ooi who have previously founded the local fintech firm Jirnexu—Liew as CEO and Ooi as Chief Business Officer.
Halogen Offers Shariah Compliant Funds
Halogen Capital already offers a spot Bitcoin (BTC) fund and a lower-risk Income Fund denominated in Malaysian ringgit, with plans to offer an Ethereum (ETH) spot fund soon. All of these funds are Shariah compliant, making them accessible to both retail and institutional investors. In addition, they provide custom-designed investment portfolios as solutions to certain private clients.
Regulated By SC Malaysia
The news of Halogen’s launch was first shared on LinkedIn by Hann Liew where he noted that their goal is to make investing in crypto easily accessible through traditional structures like mutual funds and ETFs. He also highlighted that Halogen is the first crypto fund provider fully regulated by the Securities Commission (SC) Malaysia.
Focused On Making Crypto Mainstream
The founding team of Halogen Capital has followed crypto closely over the past several years with focus on making it mainstream for institutional and individual investors alike. With this effort they hope to bridge gaps between traditional financial services industry and digital asset space while keeping investments secure & hassle free for all parties involved.
Halogen Capital aims to make investing in cryptos easier for everyone while ensuring security & compliance with regulations through its Shariah compliant funds & portfolio solutions tailored towards private clients needs.