Ernst Young suggested currently that mixed bidders claimed 24,518 BTC (worth roughly $16m during press time) as partial of a scheduled bitcoin auction that began on 20th Jun and finished on 21st June.
EY, the professional services organisation that oversaw a sale, did not divulge a cost paid by bidders or a series of bidders involved, yet it pronounced participants had been told of auction outcomes.
However, given that a supports were hold in a publicly accessible bitcoin wallet, research indicates that as many as 3 to 4 winners were awarded supports in a sale. (The bitcoin wallet holding a supports was initial identified by bitcoin user Adam Meister on YouTube).
Data from blockchain information provider Skry shows different winners claimed 13,999 BTC ($9.25m), 6,517 BTC ($4.27m) and 1,999.99 BTC ($1.31m), with a largest leader claiming 7 2,000 BTC blocks as partial of a auction.
At press time, during slightest one transaction retard was unaccounted for in a transactions, with 1,999 BTC still unspent in a strange wallet.
In statements, EY exchange partner Adam Nikitins pronounced that a auction drew “significant interest” from participants including bitcoin exchanges, digital item investment supports and high net value individuals.