Katten is advising Eris Digital Holdings, LLC (ErisX) in its acquisition by Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe). ErisX is a US-based exchange and clearing house operator that offers both cryptocurrency spot and futures on a single platform, and Cboe is a leading provider of global market infrastructure and tradable products. Upon completion, this watershed merger will enable ErisX to accelerate and scale its crypto spot and derivatives marketplaces with the support of Cboe.
Financial Markets and Funds Department global chair Lance Zinman and Financial Transactions and Trading chair Christopher Shannon are leading the Katten team, which includes Financial Markets and Regulation chair Gary DeWaal, partner Daniel Davis and associate Jack West. ("Bourse operator Cboe to buy digital asset exchange ErisX," Reuters, October 21, 2021)