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3iQ is Canada’s largest digital asset fund manager, managing over C$3.5 billion of assets.

CoinShares is Europe’s largest digital asset fund manager, managing over US$5 billion of assets.

The 3iQ CoinShares Bitcoin ETF is an open-ended bitcoin ETF listed on the TSX under the symbols TSX: BTCQ and TSX: BTCQ.U.

Investment Objectives

The Bitcoin ETF’s investment objectives are to seek to provide Unitholders of the Bitcoin ETF with:

  1. Exposure to the digital currency bitcoin, and the daily price movements of the US dollar price of bitcoin
  2. the opportunity for long-term capital appreciation. 

Management Fee and Management Expense Ratio (MER)

The 3iQ CoinShares Bitcoin ETF’s management fee is 1.00%

3iQ intends to absorb any expenses in excess of 0.25% such that the fund’s MER* will not exceed 1.25%. If the MER falls below 1.25%, the savings will be passed along to the fund.

*The MER is an aggregate of the management fee, operating expenses and other costs incurred by the fund.

3iQ CoinShares Bitcoin ETF (BTCQ) – CAD

Net Asset Value per Unit (NAVPU) November 29, 2021 $12.4047
Net Asset Value (NAV) November 29, 2021 $1,629,674,005.25
Net Asset Value per Unit at Inception March 31, 2021 $12.5670 CAD

3iQ CoinShares Bitcoin ETF (BTCQ.U) – USD

Net Asset Value per Unit (NAVPU) November 29, 2021 $9.7261
Net Asset Value (NAV) November 29, 2021 $1,277,774,819.86
Net Asset Value per Unit at Inception March 31, 2021 $12.5670 CAD

ETF Information

Final Prospectus (EN)
Final Prospectus (FR)
ETF Fund Facts (EN)
ETF Fund Facts (FR)
October Fund Profile (EN)
Legal, Financial & Regulatory

Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX)

Ticker: BTCQ, BTCQ.U

Currency: CAD, USD

Prescribed Number of Units (PNU): 25,000

Units Outstanding: 131,375,940  

Units per BTC: 5970.44

BTC per Unit: 0.00016749

CUSIP: 88562D106

ISIN: CA88562D1069


Management Fee: 1.00%


Benchmark Index: MVIS CryptoCompare Bitcoin Benchmark Rate Index (BBR)

Custody Services: Cidel Trust Company

Sub-Custodian: Gemini Trust Company, LLC

Fund Valuation: CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services Company

Transfer Agent: TSX Trust Company

Accounting: CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services Company

Auditor: Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton LLP

Legal Counsel: Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

As of November 29, 2021

*May be lower due to a small cash balance in the portfolio holdings. Minimum investment restrictions are outlined in the prospectus.

Net Asset Value per Unit (NAVPU) and Market Price

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*Net Asset Value per Unit (NAVPU) is calculated by the Administrator daily as at 4:00pm ET. The Fund’s bitcoin is valued based on the MVIS CryptoCompare Bitcoin Benchmark Rate Index (BBR) maintained by MV Index Solutions GmbH (MVIS).

**Market price data is provided by the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Market price reflects the closing price of The 3iQ CoinShares Bitcoin ETF on the TSX under the symbol BTCQ.U as at 4:00pm ET. 3iQ Corp does not verify any data and disclaims any obligation to do so. 3iQ Corp, its data or content providers, the financial exchanges and each of their affiliates and business partners (A) expressly disclaim the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of any data and (B) shall not be liable for any errors, omissions or other defects in, delays or interruptions in such data, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Historical MVIS CryptoCompare Bitcoin Benchmark Rate Index

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^The Fund’s bitcoin is valued based on the MVIS CryptoCompare Bitcoin Benchmark Rate Index (BBR) maintained by MV Index Solutions GmbH (MVIS). The index is disseminated in USD and the closing value is calculated at 16:00 ET with fixed 16:00 ET exchange rates.

Units Outstanding

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Units of 3iQ CoinShares Bitcoin ETF will be listed on the TSX and offered on a continuous basis, and an investor will be able to buy or sell Units of 3iQ CoinShares Bitcoin ETF on the TSX through registered brokers and dealers in the province or territory where the investor resides. Investors will incur customary brokerage commissions in buying and selling the Units.


Proxy Voting

The 3iQ CoinShares Bitcoin ETF does not hold securities of any company or other issuer. Therefore, the 3iQ CoinShares Bitcoin ETF did not vote any proxies during the regulatory reporting period.



These materials do not constitute an offer to sell or issue or the solicitation of an offer to buy or subscribe for securities in the United States or any other jurisdiction. Neither the 3iQ Corp.’s (the “Manager”) nor the Fund’s securities have been nor will be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), nor under the applicable securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States, and may not be offered, sold, resold, transferred or delivered, directly or indirectly within, into or in the United States, absent registration or an applicable exemption from, or except in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and in compliance with the securities laws of any relevant state or other jurisdiction of the United States. No securities regulatory authority has expressed an opinion about these securities and it is an offence to claim otherwise.

Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently, and past performance may not be repeated.

You will usually pay brokerage fees to your dealer if you purchase or sell units of the Fund on the Toronto Stock Exchange, or other alternative trading system (an “exchange”). If the units are purchased or sold on an exchange, investors may pay more than the current net asset value when buying units of the Fund and may receive less than the current net asset value when selling them.

Please read the prospectus before investing. Important information about the 3iQ CoinShares Bitcoin ETF is contained in the prospectus. Copies of the prospectus may be obtained from 3iQ Corp. or at www.sedar.com.  

Certain statements in this document are forward-looking statements, including those identified by the expressions “anticipate”, “believe”, “plan”, “estimate”, “expect”, “intend”, “target”, “seek”, “will” and similar expressions to the extent they relate to the Fund and the Manager. Forward-looking statements are not historical facts but reflect the current expectations of the Fund and the Manager regarding future results or events. Such forward-looking statements reflect the Fund’s and the Manager’s current beliefs and are based on information currently available to them. Forward-looking statements are made with assumptions and involve significant risks and uncertainties. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this document are based upon assumptions that the Fund and the Manager believe to be reasonable, none of the Fund or the Manager can assure investors that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. As a result, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these statements as a number of factors could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations.

Some of these risks, uncertainties and other factors are described in the offering documents for the relevant Funds under the heading “Risk Factors”. These factors – many of which are beyond the Manager’s control and the effects of which can be difficult to predict – include: no assurance in achieving investment objectives, loss of investment, volatility and fluctuation in value of cryptoassets, concentration risk, reliance on the Manager, no ownership interest in the cryptoasset portfolio, changes in legislation, conflicts of interest, valuation, significant redemptions, limited liquidity in the units, limited operating history, exchange rate risk, liquidity constraints on cryptoasset markets, tax risk, risks associated with blockchain networks and forks, risks associated with digital asset platforms and cybersecurity.​

The forward-looking statements contained herein were prepared for the purpose of providing prospective investors with general educational background information about cryptoassets and the Funds and may not be appropriate for other purposes. None of the Fund or the Manager assumes any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required by law.

MVIS CryptoCompare Bitcoin Benchmark Rate Index (the “Index”) is the exclusive property of MV Index Solutions GmbH (“MVIS”) and has been licensed for use by 3iQ Corp. (the “Licensee”). MVIS has contracted with CryptoCompare Data Limited to maintain and calculate the Indexes. CryptoCompare Data Limited uses its best efforts to ensure that the Indexes are calculated correctly subject to the accuracy of any data that has been provided to it by third parties. Irrespective of its obligations towards MVIS, CryptoCompare Data Limited has no obligation to point out errors in the Indexes to third parties. In particular, MVIS is not responsible for the Licensee and/or for Licensee’s legality or suitability and/or for Licensee’s business offerings. Offerings by Licensee, may they be based on the 3iQ Coinshares Bitcoin ETF or not, are not sponsored, endorsed, sold, or promoted by MVIS, Van Eck Associates Corporation as its parent company or its affiliates (collectively, “VanEck”), and MVIS and VanEck make no representation regarding the advisability of investing in Licensee and/or in Licensee’s business offerings. MVIS, VanEck and its affiliates make no warranties and bear no liability with respect to Licensee.

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3iQ Corp. (“3iQ”)  is a Canadian investment fund manager focused on providing investors with exposure to digital assets, disruptive technologies and the blockchain space. 3iQ was the first Canadian investment fund manager to agree to terms and conditions with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities to manage a public bitcoin investment fund and multi-cryptoasset fund for Canadian accredited investors. Units of certain 3iQ Funds are offered through prospectus and through prospectus exemptions.  Please read the offering documents carefully before investing.