C1 Fund and Spartan Group Forge Strategic Partnership to Propel Digital Assets Secondary Markets

[PRESS RELEASE – Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 17th, 2024]

C1 and Spartan Group Unite Forces to Drive Liquidity, Innovation and Growth.

C1 Fund, a $500 million fund dedicated to secondaries in the digital assets space has announced a strategic partnership with the Spartan Group, a prominent Asia-based advisory and asset management firm with an extensive and impressive track record in advising and investing across all verticals in the Web3 sector.

C1 Fund has rapidly emerged as a leading player in the digital assets investment space, leveraging its substantial capital to actively participate in secondary markets, where it identifies and seizes opportunities for investment and growth. With a mission to unlock value in the digital assets ecosystem, C1 Fund strategically acquires stakes from existing investors and provides immediate liquidity.

The partnership with Spartan Group signifies a key milestone for C1 Fund, as Spartan Group brings unparalleled expertise and a proven history of success in advising on multi-billion-dollar M&A transactions and fundraises within the digital assets sector. Spartan Group has consistently demonstrated its commitment to working closely with visionary founders and top-tier management teams, earning a reputation as a trusted advisor to some of the most recognized projects in the Web3 space.

We are thrilled to join forces with Spartan Group, said Dr. Najam Kidwai, CEO & Co-Founder of C1 Fund. “Spartan’s deep understanding of the crypto, Web3 and blockchain landscape, coupled with a track record of successful engagements with industry leaders, aligns seamlessly with our vision for C1 Fund. The synergy between C1 Fund and Spartan Group is a testament to our shared commitment to driving innovation and growth in the digital assets sector.”

This collaboration significantly enhances our ability to identify and seize emerging opportunities, expanding our influence within the dynamic realm of digital assets secondaries.

Spartan Group’s Co-Founder, Casper B. Johansen, expressed equal enthusiasm, stating, “Collaborating with C1 Fund opens up exciting avenues for both organizations. C1 Fund’s focus on digital assets secondaries complements our expertise, creating a synergy that will enhance our ability to drive value for our clients and the broader crypto community. We look forward to a mutually beneficial partnership that pioneers innovation and growth.”

As the crypto ecosystem continues to evolve, this collaboration between C1 Fund and Spartan Group represents a pioneering strategic alliance at the forefront of shaping the industry’s future. Positioned to catalyze transformative developments in the digital assets secondary markets, it aims to foster innovation, enhance liquidity, and contribute to sustained growth of the companies we invest in.

About C1 Fund:

C1 Holdings LLC is a Caymans-based investment company founded and managed by leading digital asset investors and entrepreneurs. C1 provides investment vehicles for investors in secondary transactions investing globally.

About Spartan Group:

Founded in 2017, Spartan Group is the most active and dedicated dealmaker, leading multi-strategy asset manager and venture studio in the Web3 industry. Specializing in M&A, restructuring, token launches and capital raising, Spartan Group has worked with and backed some of the world’s leading Web3 founders and projects.


Cheriyl Lakshmy

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