Ricardo Salinas Pliego, a Mexican billionaire businessman believes that bitcoin is his finest funding ever. In a latest interview, Salinas stated that he first heard about Bitcoin from a Grayscale consultant who gave a speak about how Bitcoin was “going to take over.” After the convention, the businessman stated that he invested a small quantity in bitcoin when it was buying and selling at $200, in 2013.
The businessman additional praised Grayscale Investments and stated:
What I appreciated about Grayscale was they simplified it — mainly you place your cash within the belief, then this belief would do the funding, they’d deal with the entire thing […] and ultimately that belief become GBTC, which is now an exchange-traded product.
Salinas claimed that bitcoin piqued his curiosity as a “cost automobile” at first. Nonetheless, he realized a lot later that the digital asset’s “retailer worth made it beneficial.”
In January 2017, when bitcoin was price $17,000, the entrepreneur revealed that he offered all of his BTC holdings and stated:
I had an enormous occasion, [was] very pleased with my finest funding [in bitcoin] ever, however you recognize, we at all times return to the scene of the crime, proper?
Moreover, Salinas continued to buy bitcoin when it was buying and selling at $10,000 and additional dipped to $6,000. He stated that he wouldn’t promote the bitcoin he presently holds and intends to “sit round for one more 5 or ten years.“
Earlier on November 17, Salinas revealed that 10% of his liquid belongings are invested in bitcoin:
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Muchas personas me preguntan si tengo bitcoins, SÍ. Tengo el 10% de mi portafolio líquido invertido en el 😌💵 pic.twitter.com/6LtFVCXvuA
— Ricardo Salinas Pliego (@RicardoBSalinas) November 17, 2020
Ricardo Salinas Pliego based the Mexican conglomerate Grupo Salinas and was declared the second-richest man in Mexico, with a web price round $11.7 billion. On the time, Forbes stated that Salinas was “the one Mexican billionaire whose fortune went up over the previous 12 months.”