Celsius Mining to sell 2687 BTC mining rigs for $1.34M
13 January 2023 11:45, UTC
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Celsius Mining entered right into a Jan. 7 gross sales settlement to promote 2,687 Bitcoin mining rigs for $1.34 million to Touzi Capital , in line with a Jan. 11 court docket submitting.
The mining rigs are “MicroBT ASIC M30S” positioned in Houston, Texas, with a hashrate ranginf between 84TH/s to 92TH/s.
Celsius Mining mentioned it held discussions with a number of brokers and market individuals and decided that Touzi Capital’s provide was the most effective.
The mining agency mentioned the proceeds from the rig’s gross sales could be used for common and company bills.
In the meantime, the gross sales are nonetheless topic to the De Minimis asset sale order.
Beforehand, Bitcoin (BTC) miner Core Scientific obtained a Jan. 4 court docket approval to close down Celsius Mining’s 37,000 mining machines.
Creditor objects to gross sales
In the meantime, a Celsius creditor, Víctor Ubierna de las Heras, objected to the sale of mining rigs on the premise that the debtors didn’t specify how they’ll use the proceeds from the gross sales.
“They are saying that the meant use of the sale proceeds is ‘Normal and company bills.’ That’s like saying nothing. Normal and company bills can imply every thing and nothing on the identical time.”
De las Heras added that the meant use of the proceeds must be clearly outlined earlier than the sale can proceed.
He additionally questioned whether or not the sale was within the property’s greatest curiosity contemplating the debtor beforehand mentioned Celsius Mining was cash-flow constructive and producing revenue.
“If Celsius Mining is cash-flow constructive, how can promoting these M30S be in the most effective curiosity of the property? Moreover, if Celsius Mining goes to play an enormous position in any reorg, how can promoting these new M30S be in the most effective curiosity of the property?”
The creditor highlighted that Celsius additionally wished to promote the mining machines at a 73% low cost, which is inconsistent with the property’ truthful market worth.