Invest in Bitcoin

Participate in the revolution of money.

Why Invest in Bitcoin?

Since its launch in 2009, Bitcoin’s price has rocketed in value as it has become a type of digital gold, a store of value in an age of uncertainty.

VanEck Vectors Bitcoin ETN (ISIN: DE000A28M8D0) gives investors the following advantages:

  • Exposure to the leading cryptocurrency
  • The ease of buying through a bank or broker
  • Safety of a regulated custodian
  • Security of 100% Bitcoin collateralization
  • Traded on Euronext and Deutsche Boerse Xetra
  • 1% annual total expense ratio

Risk: You may lose money up to the total loss of your investment due to the Main Risk Factors described below and additional risks described in the sales prospectus.

Adding Bitcoin to a Portfolio

Even a small allocation to Bitcoin would have improved a portfolio’s performance over the last few years.

Cumulative Return (%)

Asymmetric Return Profile - 60/40 Portfolio

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  Cumulative Return (%) Annualised Return (%) Standard Deviation (%)
Equities* 162.3 11.2 13.4
Bonds* 42.4 4.0 5.2
60% Equities
40% Bonds
108.3 8.4 9.5

*Equities are represented by the MSCI World NR USD Index. Bonds are represented by the Bloomberg Barclays Global Aggregate Corporate Index.

Source: Morningstar. Data for the period 1/2/2012 – 28/2/2021. The performance quoted represents past performance which is no guarantee of future results. Future performance may be lower or higher than current performance. Investment returns will fluctuate so that investors' shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Simple and Reliable Bitcoin ETN

VanEck gives you exposure to Bitcoin without the hassle and risk of private keys and unverified exchanges. In summary, the VanEck Vectors Bitcoin ETN offers a number of significant advantages:

  • Bitcoin deposited in state-of-the-art cold storage1
  • At Bank Frick & Co. AG, a custodian regulated under the “Law on Tokens and Trusted Technology Service Providers” ( “Blockchain Act”) and a holder of a “TT Token Depositary” license
  • Insurance (up to certain level)

1Setup in which private keys are stored in an environment not connected to the internet, in order to reduce risk of hacking.

Risk: Investors should consider risks before investing. See Main Risk Factors section on this website.

Bitcoin Performance

The VanEck Vectors Bitcoin ETN is based on the MVIS Cryptocompare Bitcoin VWAP Close Index and closely tracks the bitcoin price.

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1 Month 3 Months YTD 1 Year 3 Years
(annualised)
5 Years
(annualised)
MVIS Cryptocompare Bitcoin VWAP Close Index -33.34% -16.48% 30.06% 285.28% 69.54% 140.36%

Figures in the table as of 31 May 2021. Periods greater than one year are annualised. Source: VanEck, MVIS. The performance quoted represents past performance which is not a reliable indicator of future results. Future performance may be lower or higher than current performance. Investment returns will fluctuate so that investors' shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

VanEck Vectors Bitcoin ETN

The VanEck Vectors Bitcoin ETN is a fully-collateralized exchange traded note listed on the regulated segment of Euronext and Deutsche Boerse Xetra.

ISIN: DE000A28M8D0

  • A digital store of value in an age of uncertainty
  • Bitcoin is in limited supply
  • Our ETN overcomes the difficulties of buying direct
  • Fully collateralized and inexpensive
  • Digital gold

Risk indication: 6 out of 7

Lower risk: Typically lower reward

Higher risk: Typically higher reward

Main Risk Factors

Despite all the hype, digital assets are a highly risky investment. Below are key risk factors that need to be considered before making an investment (please note that this list is not inclusive and a complete list of risk factors can be found in the base prospectus of the programme).

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The issuer intends to invest in a single digital asset. Because the class of digital asset investments is growing at a rapid pace, all risks relating to the underlying technology may not be known. As new digital assets develop and attract interest from the development community and investors, they may also become greater targets for exploitation.

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