Custodian Comparison

Our database offers the most comprehensive Digital Asset Custodian comparison on the Internet.

You are not sure which custodian to choose? In this case, learn more about our Selection Service.

Select one or more custodians you want to contact by activating the selection box in the column “Contact”.

Name
Location
Rating
Further info
Awards
Contact
DLT Custody
Germany
Available
Not available

DLT Custody is a Frankfurt-based digital asset custodian regulated by BaFin and part of the DLT Finance Group. DLT Finance enables institutional clients to trade digital asset in a regulated environment with state of the art technology, reduced counterparty risk, and therefore removes the entry barriers for institutional clients wanting to enter this new asset class.

DLT Finance offers brokerage services alongside the whole life cycle of digital assets with a T+0 fiat and instant digital asset settlement process. DLT Custody offers a regulated multi-layer security infrastructure based on MPC technology, enabling the safe storage of digital assets. With its multi-level security concept, the custody services are offered to institutional clients such as banks, asset managers, and other intermediaries. The service offerings include access to a wallet infrastructure based on multiple storage types and security setups, ranging from air-gapped deep cold to warm storage including state of the art compliance through sophisticated digital asset on-chain-due-diligence processes, ensuring that customer funds are safe and regulatory compliant. Further, DLT Custody offers its clients web-based access, as well as API connection to the custody infrastructure including customized reporting for institutional needs.

DLT Custody was granted a primality digital asset custody license from BaFin under the grandfathering rule and has already submitted its full license application to the BaFin.

Hex Trust
Asia
Available
Not available

Hex Trust is fully licenced and the Asian leader in bank-grade custody for digital assets. Led by innovators from the banking sector, Hex Trust’s platform enables banks, financial institutions, asset managers, and corporations to securely operate in the blockchain ecosystem in a fully compliant manner.

Through the platform (Hex Safe) clients can access liquidity providers, exchanges and lending & staking platforms, allowing seamless access to third-party services while assets are held in the highly secure and regulated platform.

Hex Safe has been designed with a comprehensive compliance-first approach, with the highest level of security available in the market, scalable for high transaction volumes, and providing seamless connectivity to third-party service providers in the ecosystem. ZeroKey™, a proprietary technology, enables seamless transacting and fast access to assets stored on multiple blockchains while maintaining the highest levels of security of cold storage solutions. Hex Trust has a fully licenced approach and operates from Hong Kong, Singapore and Germany.

Maerki Baumann & Co. AG – Privatbank
Europe
Available
Not available

The private bank Maerki Baumann & Co. AG, founded in 932 and based in Zurich, focuses on its core competencies of investment advisory services and asset management, as well as providing services for independent asset managers. The traditional bank, which is open to modern technologies, is an unlisted family-owned company that takes a long-term view and offers its services from Switzerland only. Its investment philosophy based on independence, security and transparency is reflected in the fact of its very solid capital base and the bank’s transparent performance.

In addition to a comprehensive corporate offering for blockchain and crypto companies as well as the trading and custody of digital assets, the bank’s spectrum of innovative crypto services is being rounded off by investment advice in connection with this asset class. Thus, Maerki Baumann offers an integrated total solution for both traditional and digital assets and is strengthening the synergies between traditional private banking and the new crypto world.

Aegis Custody
Asia, USA
Not available
Not available
AirGap (by Papers)
Europe
Not available
Not available
AMDAX
Europe
Not available
Not available
Anchorage
USA
Not available
Not available
Arab Bank Switzerland
Europe, Other
Not available
Not available
Bank Frick & Co. AG
Europe
Not available
Not available
Bank Julius Bär
Europe
Not available
Not available
Bankhaus von der Heydt
Europe
Not available
Not available
Bitcoin Suisse AG
Europe
Not available
Not available
BitGo
USA
Not available
Not available
Blockchain HELIX
Europe
Not available
Not available
BLOXXON AG (Kapilendo Custodian AG)
Europe
Not available
Not available
BNP Paribas Securities Services
Europe
Not available
Not available
BNY Mellon
USA
Not available
Not available
Circle
USA
Not available
Not available
Coinbase Custody
USA
Not available
Not available
coindex
Europe
Not available
Not available
Coinhouse Custody Service
Europe
Not available
Not available
Coinomi
Europe
Not available
Not available
CoinPlus
Europe
Not available
Not available
Davos Custody
Asia
Not available
Not available
Delchain
Other
Not available
Not available
Deribit
Europe
Not available
Not available
DigiFinex
Asia
Not available
Not available
Digivault (by Diginex)
Europe
Not available
Not available
Eris Clearing
USA
Not available
Not available
ErisX
USA
Not available
Not available
Etana Custody
USA
Not available
Not available
Fidelity Digital Assets
USA
Not available
Not available
Finoa
Europe
Not available
Not available
First Digital Trust
Asia
Not available
Not available
Freewallet
USA
Not available
Not available
Gemini Custody
USA
Not available
Not available
Globacap
Europe
Not available
Not available
ICONOMI
Europe
Not available
Not available
InCore Bank AG
Europe
Not available
Not available
itBit (by Paxos)
USA
Not available
Not available
Jadepool (by NBL Trust)
Asia
Not available
Not available
Kingdom Trust Institutional Custody
USA
Not available
Not available
KNØX
Canada
Not available
Not available
Komainu
Asia
Not available
Not available
Kriptomat
Europe
Not available
Not available
Mason Privatbank
Europe
Not available
Not available
Mt. Pelerin
Europe
Not available
Not available
NodeVenture
Europe
Not available
Not available
Nuri (formerly Bitwala)
Europe
Not available
Not available
Onchain Custodian
Asia
Not available
Not available
Onyze Digital Assets
Europe
Not available
Not available
OSL
Asia
Not available
Not available
Paxos
USA
Not available
Not available
Prime Trust
USA
Not available
Not available
Propine
Asia
Not available
Not available
Qredo
Europe
Not available
Not available
Satang Vault (DAVS)
Asia
Not available
Not available
SDX Swiss Digital Exchange
Europe
Not available
Not available
SEBA Bank AG
Europe
Not available
Not available
solaris Digital Assets
Europe
Not available
Not available
Swissquote Custody Services
Europe
Not available
Not available
Sygnum Bank AG
Europe
Not available
Not available
Ten31
Germany
Not available
Not available
Tetra Trust
Canada
Not available
Not available
Trustody
Europe
Not available
Not available
Trustology
Europe
Not available
Not available
Uphold
USA
Not available
Not available
Vontobel
Europe
Not available
Not available
Xapo
Europe, USA
Not available
Not available
Zodia
Europe
Not available
Not available

Custodian Selection Service

Particularly when larger amounts are involved, institutional clients like to take advantage of our Custodian Selection Service, in the course of which we offer comprehensive advisory services for choosing the ideal partner. This may be due to a lack of specific knowledge about blockchain and DLT, insurance-related as well as regulatory challenges, or the desire to have a third party auditor. We look forward to hearing from you!

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