CoinShares Physical Litecoin

A physically-backed Exchange Traded Product (ETP) providing secure, transparent exposure to Litecoin.

Product Info

Traded Products (ETPs)

Trade like shares, slot into existing brokerage accounts and portfolio management systems.

CoinShares Physical ETP Structure

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

CoinShares Physical Litecoin | LITE

Underlying AssetLitecoin (LTC)
Base CurrencyUSD
Management fee1.50%
Bloomberg CodeLITE SW
Securities LendingNo
Leverage FactorN/A
Coin Entitlement (CE)0.20 LTC at launch
Price per securityCoin Entitlement (CE) x Litecoin 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 StatusPending
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
GermanyBörse XetraEURCLTC GYGB00BLD4ZP54BMFPBS8A3GRUD07/-6/2021

How To Invest


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

  • Search for LITE, CoinShares Physical Litecoin, or GB00BLD4ZP54 on your investment platform
  • Input the number or value of securities you wish to buy or sell
  • Place the order


We’ve partnered with liquidity providers Flow Traders, DRW and Jane Street.

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.

+31 207 996 777
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+44 (0) 203 787 3333
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+44 (0) 207 282 0965

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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 LITE is ‘physically backed’ by an amount of litecoin, which is securely stored with a custodian. You can see how many litecoins are backing your shares by checking the daily Coin Entitlement figure (i.e. how much litecoin each LITE Security entitles the holder to).

  • CoinShares is Europe’s largest digital asset ETP provider managing billions of assets for clients across the continent.

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

  • CoinShares Physical Litecoin is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange in Switzerland and Börse Xetra in Germany.

  • 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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An investment in the products may only be made based on the prospectus, the Final Terms and the Key Information Document and will be subject to the terms and conditions contained within. A copy of the current prospectus, the Final Terms and the Key Information Document are available on this Website.

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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