According to Forbes, in 2018 in kriptonyte occurred mergers and acquisitions (M&A) totaling $559 million
The biggest deals last year was the acquisition of a startup Circle exchange Poloniex for $400 million, and the purchase by the company Coinbase project Earn over $120 million. in addition, the largest U.S. cryptocurrency, the company acquired for $14.8 million analytical services Blockseer and $14.7 million Node40 firm specializing in blockchain solutions for accounting and tax accounting.
Only in 2018 in kriptonyte occurred 54 mergers and acquisitions. This is 170% higher than a year earlier (in 2017 was closed 20 M&A transactions). According to Pitchbook for all time of existence of the cryptocurrency sphere the total amount of M&A transactions exceeded $1.1 billion. Therefore, most of them happened in the last year.
Recall the recent exchange Kraken has acquired British platform cryptooperation Crypto Facilities.