MicroStrategy bought 314 bitcoin for $10 million on Friday, the coins cost an average of $31,808, bring its total hoard to 70,784 BTC, CEO Michael Saylor tweeted today.
MicroStrategy has purchased approximately 314 bitcoins for $10.0 million in cash in accordance with its Treasury Reserve Policy, at an average price of approximately $31,808 per bitcoin. We now hold approximately 70,784 bitcoins.https://t.co/zMJSH29bmC
— Michael Saylor⚡️ (@michael_saylor) January 22, 2021
On Dec.11 MicroStrategy raised $650 million worth of convertible senior notes at a rate of 0.750% due in 2025, up from a recently boosted $550 million, in a convertible senior note sale designed to allow the company to buy more bitcoin. At $650 million, MicroStrategy can purchase over 36,300 BTC at current prices.
“MicroStrategy intends to invest the net proceeds from the sale of the notes in bitcoin in accordance with its Treasury Reserve Policy pending identification of working capital needs and other general corporate purposes.” said in the press release.