A Goldman Sachs managing director has left the funding financial institution after reportedly making tens of millions investing in cryptocurrency dogecoin
A spokesman for Goldman
confirmed Aziz McMahon, a managing director and head of rising market gross sales based mostly in London, has left the funding financial institution the place he has labored for 14 years. However the spokesman instructed MarketWatch he had no information of the funding in dogecoin.
The Guardian newspaper reported McMahon made the cash investing on his personal private account and wasn’t concerned in buying and selling cryptocurrencies for Goldman Sachs. Whereas not a lot is understood in regards to the quantity McMahon reportedly made, the newspaper cites unnamed sources claiming it was a “substantial sum.”
It’s thought McMahon, who says he studied at Trinity School Dublin on LinkedIn, could also be beginning a hedge fund, in keeping with efinancialcareers, which was first to report the story.
McMahon has been contacted for remark.
Dogecoin is a cryptocurrency, like bitcoin
however it was began as a joke and named after a canine meme. It fell by as much as 35% at one level over the weekend after a extremely anticipated look by crypto fan Elon Musk, the Tesla
chief government, on the “Saturday Night time Dwell” tv present.