According to Societe Generale Forge (SG-Forge), a regulated subsidiary of Societe Generale Group, the company has launched a stable coin pegged to the euro and issued on the Ethereum blockchain The company has launched a stablecoin pegged to the euro and issued on the Ethereum blockchain. During the launch announcement, SG-Forge’s CEO said that the stablecoin, “built on a robust bank-grade structure,” will be a key element in building trust and confidence in the native cryptocurrency ecosystem.
SG-Forge unveils institutional-grade stablecoin EURCV
A new euro-denominated stablecoin issued by SG-Forge, a digital currency-focused subsidiary of French multinational investment bank and financial services firm Societe Generale, will be launched in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. While the cryptocurrency industry already has several euro-backed stave coins issued by Circle Financial and Tether, SG-Forge’s euro stave coin, EURCV, aims to be a fiat-peg token for institutional investors.SG- Forge said in an announcement Thursday that the approach will create measures in the area of digital assets aimed at adding security and transparency for institutional investors.
According to SG-Forge’s announcement, the initiative is part of the group’s overall strategy and is in harmony with banking, legal, and regulatory requirements.Jean-Marc Stenger, CEO of SG-Forge, said in astatementthat “with stabilization mechanisms digital assets, i.e., stablecoins built under a robust bank-grade structure, is a key element in increasing trust and confidence in the native crypto ecosystem” .
Stengel added that
The issuance is a major step in [SG-Forge]’s roadmap to provide innovative solutions to its customers, such as real money institutions and companies and crypto industry entities, and to facilitate the emergence of a new market infrastructure based on blockchain technology.
According to data frometherscan.io . As of today, there is a total supply of up to 10,000,000 EURCV and only one holder, suggesting that SG-Forge has not yet distributed this stablecoin. So far, only two transfers have been made since its creation 14 days ago on April 7, 2023. A look at the contract hosted on EtherScan shows that the coin is an “official institutional euro stablecoin issued by Societe Generale-Forge. “Societe Generale’s euro stablecoin has been discussed on social media, with claims that SG-Forge’s EURCV contract administratorcan take fundsfrom their owners and burntheir EURCVsas well.
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