- Marathon Digital Holdings has plans to raise $500 million worth capital in debt
- The fundraising plan features a $500 million aggregate principal amount of its convertible senior notes
- Marathon will use the raised capitals through debt offering for general corporate purposes
- As Marathon announced to raise funds and boost its Bitcoin mining operations, its stocks acted drastically
Marathon Digital Holdings is a Nasdaq-listed biggest Bitcoin mining firm in the United States. Earlier this month the total firm’s stock hit a six-year high, after acquiring more than $460 million worth Bitcoin. Following the new six-year milestone, the firm seeks to raise $500 million in debt to BTC and set-up new rigs. The firm aims to build the largest Bitcoin mining hub in North America. According to Marathon’s growth strategy, it aims to improve BTC production by increasing hash rate, and therefore probability their earnings will also increase.
Marathon plans for private debt offering
On Monday, Marathon officially announced a private debt offering. The fundraising plan features a $500 million aggregate principal amount of its convertible senior notes. Following the offerings, the Bitcoin miner expects to grant the initial purchasers an option to purchase up to an additional $75 million principal amount of the debts after 13 days from the date of the offerings.
According to the official announcement, the debts will be senior notes, unsecured obligations of the Bitcoin mining firm. Notably, the notes will be matured on December 1, 2026, unless those are repurchased, redeemed, or converted prior to the date.
Why did the BTC mining firm plan to raise funds?
According to the official announcement, Marathon will use the raised capitals through debt offering for general corporate purposes. Such purposes include acquisition of BTC or setting up new BTC mining rigs. The factor will eventually help the firm boost its hash power, and increase Bitcoin production making good gains. Following the announcement of notes offering, Michael Saylor, the CEO of MicroStrategy noted that the newly-announced offerings are not factored into anyone’s model.
Marathon’s stock price skyrocketed
As Marathon announced to raise funds and boost its Bitcoin mining operations, its stocks acted drastically. Over the last 24-hours the price of the shares of MARA surged by more than 7%. Apart from witnessing major success in its own stock, the Bitcoin mining firm has been driving a huge count of digital assets industry-linked products. Such products also include exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Moreover, it is also noteworthy that the firm’s stock is a part of several industry leaders including Volt Equity’s Crypto Industry revolution and Tech ETF, and Cosmos Asset Management’s Global Digital Miners Access ETF.