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Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, which has a market capitalization of over $12.5 billion, has revealed a 265 million yen ($2.4 million) deal to acquire domestic crypto exchange Everybody’s Bitcoin, in an announcement publishedAugust 31.

The deal, which will reportedly be settled by October 1, has been made via Rakuten’s subsidiary, Rakuten Card Co. Ltd. It is based on a stock purchase agreement between the latter and Everybody’s Bitcoin parent company Traders Investment.


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