CoinShares Physical Ethereum

A physically-backed Exchange Traded Product (ETP) providing secure, transparent exposure to the Ethereum blockchain’s native asset, Ether.

Product Info

CoinShares Physical Ethereum | ETHE

Underlying AssetEther
Base CurrencyUSD
Management fee1.25%
Bloomberg CodeETHE SW
Securities LendingNo
Leverage FactorN/A
Coin Entitlement (CE)0.03 ETH at launch (Download CE Calculator)
Price per securityCoin Entitlement (CE) x Ether price
Replication methodPhysical
Legal structureDebt Security (ETP)
UCITS EligibleYes *UCITS eligibility varies by jurisdiction. Please contact CoinShares if you would like to discuss.
UK Reporting Fund StatusYes
CustodianKomainu (Jersey) Limited
AdministratorJTC Fund Solutions (Jersey) Limited
TrusteeThe Law Debenture Trust Corporation p.l.c.
AuditorBaker Tilly Channel Islands Limited
IssuerCoinShares Digital Securities Limited
RegistrarComputershare Investor Services (Jersey) Ltd
CountryExchangeTrading CurrencyBloomberg CodeISINSEDOLWKNListing Date
SwitzerlandSIXUSDETHE SWGB00BLD4ZM24BLD4ZM2A3GQ2N23/02/2021
GermanyBörse XetraEURCETH GYGB00BLD4ZM24BKPKL67A3GQ2N07/06/2021
FranceEuronext ParisEURCETH FPGB00BLD4ZM24BMYX796A3GQ2N07/09/2021
NetherlandsEuronext AmsterdamEURCETH NAGB00BLD4ZM24BMYX785A3GQ2N07/09/2021

CoinShares Physical ETP Structure

  1. Investor places buy order for ETHE Securities with a Broker
  2. Broker either sources existing inventory or asks Liquidity Provider to apply for new ETHE Securities
  3. Liquidity Provider purchases ether in the crypto markets for delivery to the Issuer
  4. Liquidity Provider then sends ether to the Issuer’s custodian
  5. Only after ether has been received, Issuer delivers ETHE Securities to Liquidity Provider
  6. Liquidity Provider settles securities with Broker and Investor receives those ETHE Securities in exchange for the cash
  1. Investor places sell order with a Broker
  2. Broker sells ETHE Securities to Liquidity Provider for cash
  3. Liquidity Provider delivers ETHE Securities to Issuer
  4. Only after the ETHE Securities have been delivered, Issuer delivers relevant amount of ether to Liquidity Provider
  5. Liquidity Provider either holds or sells ether for cash in the crypto markets

How To Invest


CoinShares Physical Ethereum (ETHE) can be bought and sold in the same way as shares or funds. You can invest in ETHE via your existing investment platform or broker:

  • Search for ETHE, CoinShares Physical Ethereum, or GB00BLD4ZM24 on your investment platform
  • Input the number or value of securities you wish to buy or sell
  • Place the order


Our Authorised Offerors are Flow Traders B.V., Jane Street Financial Limited, CoinShares (Jersey) Limited, Bluefin Europe LLP, Goldenberg Hehmeyer LLP & DRW Europe B.V.

Our Capital Markets desk has decades of experience in traditional securities trading, and has also crucially been trading in spot and derivative crypto markets since 2014.

Institutions can contact us to discuss efficient execution, or for unique & direct insight into the digital asset ecosystem.

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  • An Exchange Traded Product (ETP) is a financial instrument traded on a stock exchange, like shares. They can provide investors with exposure to a huge variety of investments, such as equities, commodities, fixed income, and cryptocurrencies, and can often be purchased through tax-efficient wrappers.

    Similar to shares, ETPs can be bought and sold whenever the stock exchange is open as prices are quoted throughout the day, and can often be purchased through tax-efficient wrappers.
  • Every share of ETHE is ‘physically backed’ by an amount of ether, which is securely stored with a custodian. You can see how much ether is backing your shares by checking the daily Coin Entitlement figure (i.e. how much ether each ETHE Security entitles the holder to).

  • We believe there are three main investment cases for bitcoin: strategic, fundamental and tactical. You can learn more about these here.
  • CoinShares is Europe’s largest digital asset ETP provider with over $4bn in assets under management for clients across the continent (as of 15 Feburary 2021).

    We pioneered the first regulated bitcoin fund in 2014, and are solely focused on cryptocurrencies and digital assets.

  • is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange in Switzerland, Börse Xetra in Germany, and Euronext Paris & Amsterdam.

  • The risk factors relating to the underlying cryptocurrencies are outlined in the Risk Factors section of the Prospectus.
  • ETPs provide exposure to a wide range of asset classes and indices that can be difficult or costly to access directly, whilst trading through the same brokers and platforms as shares.

    Similar to shares, ETPs can be bought and sold whenever the stock exchange is open as prices are quoted throughout the day, and can often be purchased through tax-efficient wrappers.


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Risk Warnings

Investors should always bear in mind that:

  • Cryptoassets are a highly volatile asset class. Your capital is at risk. The value of cryptoassets can go down as well as up and you can lose your entire investment.
  • Past performance is not an indication of future performance.
  • Exchange rate fluctuations may affect the value of investments.

Investors should refer to the section entitled “Risk Factors” in the prospectus for further details of these and other risks associated with an investment in the products before investing.


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