VaultChain™ Gold accounts are a simple, secure and low-cost solution for managing physical gold positions.
Whether an investor, dealer, bank, vault or producer, a VaultChain™ Gold account combines the security of blockchain custody with the ease and efficiency of digital trading and settlement.
The inaugural product available on the VaultChain™ platform is VaultChain™ Gold.
A next-generation solution for investing in physical gold vaulted with the Royal Canadian Mint.
HOW VAULTCHAIN™ GOLD STACKS UP
Fungible and divisible ounces of .9999 fine gold. Not a security or asset management wrapper, futures contract or minted / numismatic product.
Direct ownership of physical gold vaulted with the Royal Canadian Mint. Owners can request physical delivery via participating dealers*
*According to available product lists that may include fabrication, shipping and handling fees.
Immutable records of ownership are maintained on a cryptographically secure blockchain database which investors can access to independently verify account balances.
By eliminating fabrication, management and administrative fees, investors can avoid the layers of expense associated with asset management products and physical bars and coins.
Traded on an interdealer electronic market powered by world-class exchange technology. Access is available to global bullion banks and physical commodities dealers and trading firms.
CUSIP-registered for streamlined account and reporting integration.
Vaultchain™ GOLD IS A SUPERIOR STORE OF VALUE
Fees degrade the value of traditional gold investments through time.
Inputs: 5 year investment period comparing Vaultchain™ Gold with alternatives incorporating cost of acquisition and cost of carry. Assumes Vaultchain™ Gold cost of acquisition at 15 bps.
Value lost to fees*
POSITIONING vaultchain™ GOLD
|Gold Bars||GLD||VaultChain™ Gold|
|Cost of Acquisition||3-5%||Low||Low|
|Annual Cost of Carry||20-100 bps||40 bps||0 bps|
**Cost estimates inclusive of explicit transaction charges, implicit spread, allocation, location swaps and other fees associated with physical gold.
VaultChain™ Gold accounts are available through the following Authorized Dealers.