Microstrategy has welcomed significant investment from the financial services company Capital International. According to the business intelligence firm’s filings to the US Securities and Exchange Commission [SEC], the investors of Capital International have acquired a large equity stake.
The filing also revealed that the investors of the company had reportedly bought 953,242 shares of MicroStrategy’s stock. Shortly after the report of the filing with the regulatory watchdog of the country, MicroStrategy’s stock price noted a surge of 1.7% on Friday and increased roughly to $630. With this, Capital International’s shares worth totaled $600 million. On the other hand, the SEC filing by Capital International for the first quarter of the year had no mention of the firm owning any shares of MicroStrategy as of the 31st of March.
MicroStrategy’s Ambitious Roadmap
The latest development comes a month after MicroStrategy disclosed its intentions to raise a $400 million aggregate principal amount of 6.125% due 2028 in a private offering to qualified institutional buyers to buy more Bitcoin [BTC]. MicroStrategy’s stock fell even after it increased the debt offering to $500 million and reportedly purchased almost $489 million in the crypto asset.
The company is among one of the earliest corporate backers of the world’s flagship crypto asset. Back in August last year, it had revealed using existing cash on its balance sheet to acquire Bitcoin and since then, it has bought several dip. Michael Saylor, the CEO of the business intelligence firm has been quite vocal about his stance on Bitcoin. He happens to be one of the most prominent BTC bulls and over the past couple of months, announced purchasing millions of dollars of the crypto-asset.
He had had noted,
“Bitcoin [BTC] is a swarm of cyber hornets serving the goddess of wisdom, feeding on the fire of truth, exponentially growing ever smarter, faster, and stronger behind a wall of encrypted energy.”