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Credit Suisse has lost at least 44 execs, bankers, and traders in recent months. Here’s a running list of who left and where they’re going.
Credit Suisse has been rocked this year by the implosions of Greensill and Archegos. Here’s a rundown of who’s left the bank.
$3 billion Maplelane Capital — which was slammed by the GameStop frenzy in January — lost money in May
One of Reddit traders’ hedge-fund targets — $3 billion Maplelane Capital — took a step back in May as it tries to dig out of its GameStop-caused hole. See the performance update here.
Banks are posing a threat to buy now, pay later players by offering merchants their own way to roll out the popular payment method
Buy now, pay later players like Affirm, Afterpay, and Klarna are looking to boost customer loyalty — but now, banks and credit-card companies are developing ways to allow merchants to both offer point-of-sale financing and maintain the customer relationships themselves.
Get the full scoop here.
The global head of Citi Ventures says real estate and wealth management offer 2 of the biggest tech investing opportunities right now
Arvind Purushotham, the global head of Citi Ventures, said property tech, embedded trade finance, and wealth tech are all primed to grow. He explains why.
Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, and Credit Suisse are asking employees whether they’ve received a COVID-19 vaccine. Here’s the latest on the details that they’re after.
We reviewed memos from three banks sent in recent days, inquiring about workers’ vaccination status. Take a look at what we found.
Here’s the 10-page pitch deck blockchain-based fintech Spring Labs used to snag $30 million from investors including credit reporting giant TransUnion
CEO and cofounder Adam Jiwan explained how they pitched the business to TransUnion, and shared the 10-page pitch deck they used to raise its $30 million Series B round. Check it out here.
Billionaire Chase Coleman’s Tiger Global struggled in May and its flagship fund is down for the year after a stellar 2020
The flagship fund was down 6.3% in May, and has lost 0.8% for the year through May. Get the full rundown.
The 10 biggest takeaways from BlackRock’s investor day, where the firm laid out how it’s becoming a one-stop investments shop
BlackRock detailed its plans to grow in Asian markets, as well as building up its alternative-investments business, in its first investor day since 2018. Here’s what you need to know from the three-hour presentation.
Must-know promotions, exits, and hires at firms like Credit Suisse, JP Morgan, and Grayscale
Alice Milligan, who was previously E-Trade’s chief customer officer, was named Morgan Stanley’s chief marketing officer. Cowen poached Jenny Killeen as its new head of human resources from MSD Capital. Check out all the top people moves across the Street.
Bank of America nabs high-yield bond salesman and leveraged finance veteran from UBS
Bank of America has nabbed UBS leveraged finance veteran Matt Quarello. Here’s what we know.
Fintech is exploding in Latin America, a region long ignored by VCs. But a firm who backed Klarna, Credit Karma, and SoFi has a plan to find the next all-star there. (Insider)
Shell considers selling assets in the largest US oil field, Reuters reports, highlighting pressure to focus on low-carbon investments (Insider)