The Bitcoin Investment Trust’s shares are the first publicly quoted* securities solely invested in and deriving value from the price of bitcoin.

The BIT enables investors to gain exposure to the price movement of bitcoin through a traditional investment vehicle, without the challenges of buying, storing, and safekeeping bitcoins.


Invest in the first publicly quoted bitcoin investment vehicle

The Bitcoin Investment Trust provides a secure structure to gain exposure to the price performance of bitcoin.  Eligible shares are quoted on the OTCQX®, the top marketplace operated by OTC Markets under the Alternative Reporting Standards. Investors can buy and sell shares through most traditional brokerage accounts at prices dictated by the market.

Market/ShareBitcoin Holdings/ShareJan ’14Jul ’14Jan ’15Jul ’15Jan ’16Jul ’16Jan ‘170100200300400500600


● Bitcoin Holdings/Share: 12.88

Market Price per Share*
At close as of 06/6/2017
Day Change 5.90%
Bitcoin Holdings per Share**
At close as of 06/6/2017
Day Change 8.68%
Returns‡ 1 Day 1 Month 3 Months YTD 12 Months Since Inception
Market Price* 5.90% 198.61% 293.13% 349.20% 484.44% -%
Bitcoin Holdings** 8.68% 81.43% 118.57% 191.91% 373.78% 1,925.70%

Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results.

* Market Price per share reflects the closing price of BIT shares at 4PM ET on OTCQX® under the symbol: GBTC as of the date indicated on

** Bitcoin Holdings per share is calculated daily at 4pm ET, based on a 24 hour VWAP of TradeBlock’s XBX Index. If you would like to see how the Bitcoin Holdings is calculated, please refer to the disclosure language on OTC Markets.

‡ At close as of 06/6/2017

Investment Objective Shares track the bitcoin market price, less fees and expenses
Benchmark Index TradeBlock XBX Index 24-hour VWAP
Symbol GBTC
CUSIP 09173T108
ISIN US09173T1088
Bloomberg XBTFUND**
Inception Date 9/25/2013
Annual Fee 2%
AUM $388.95M‡
Shares Outstanding 1,868,700‡
Bitcoin per Share 0.09289534‡