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Small hedge fund managers are feeling optimistic as launches surge and investors seek alternatives to the industry's biggest names

Nearly 200 hedge funds launched in the first quarter of 2021, according to Hedge Fund Research, the most since 2017.
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LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 04: Chloe Lewis and Laura Anderson attend the official launch of the Klarna Pop-Up on June 04, 2019 in London, England.

Affirm, Klarna, and Afterpay are in the midst of a 'difficult moment' as big players like Apple and PayPal push into BNPL

Competition in buy now, pay later continues to grow, with new entrants like Apple and Barclays threatening to disrupt fintech's business.
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Wall Street's heavyweights wasted no time pouncing on Credit Suisse's prime brokerage pain

JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley reported records in their units that lend to hedge funds as competitors bitten by Archegos pulled back.
Finance 2021-07-15T23:04:00Z


In this slide deck, Insider Intelligence explores the opportunities and hurdles of adopting the two technologies within financial services.
Finance 2021-07-15T22:00:00Z

THE PAYMENTS ECOSYSTEM: The biggest shifts and trends driving short- and long-term growth and shaping the future of the industry

In this report, Insider Intelligence examines the payments ecosystem today, its growth drivers, and where the industry is headed.
Finance 2021-07-15T19:02:00Z

See the forces driving digital transformation in the insurance business

Insurers have long lagged behind other industries when it comes to digital capabilities, but industry disruption is nearing a tipping point.
Finance 2021-07-15T18:03:28Z

Nominations are open for Insider's next class of Wall Street rising stars

We're looking for the leaders of tomorrow, those making notable contributions and standing out in investment banking, investing, and trading.
Premium Finance 2021-07-15T17:47:29Z

MarketAxess and Tradeweb are disrupting how bonds are traded, and it's forcing banks to upgrade their tech

Tradeweb and MarketAxess have become integral tools for sales and trading desks. Their growth has opened the door for newcomers to eat bankers' lunch.
Finance 2021-07-15T17:26:15Z


Insider talked to industry experts to highlight 21 advisors, accountants, and lawyers to know if you're thinking about starting your own family office.
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Private equity investment in Hollywood is booming. Meet 13 players who backed hits from 'Knives Out' to 'Mare of Easttown.'

Private equity investors are playing a bigger role in entertainment as showbiz recovers from pandemic shutdowns and production and deal-making rev up.
Finance 2021-07-15T16:04:00Z

US Banking Channel Forecast: How shifting consumer habits and the coronavirus pandemic are reshaping banking usage

The US Banking Channel Forecast identifies major drivers and inhibitors of banking channels that are gaining or losing popularity.
Law 2021-07-15T15:53:00Z

The Big Law career guide for law school students and young lawyers looking to land a job at an elite firms

Here's what law students and aspiring lawyers should know about landing a job at one of the top US law firms.
Premium Finance 2021-07-15T15:50:31Z

Merrill Lynch's talent pipeline is showing early signs of getting back on track after months of uncertainty

Bank of America's wealth management unit is rolling out its new advisor training program. More existing trainees are opting in than Merrill expected.
Premium Finance 2021-07-15T15:37:06Z

Credit Suisse just rehired a specialty-finance dealmaker who's a double boomerang at the bank to rebuild its FIG team

David Stolzar, who had been at Credit Suisse for more than 15 years, is rejoining as Americas head of speciality finance, per a memo seen by Insider.
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How to land a job at KKR, according to one of the private-equity giant's top HR execs

A top KKR human-resources exec broke down the steps in the hiring process for investing roles and how the pandemic changed its approach.

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Finance 2021-07-15T15:00:00Z

Insurance Technology Spend Forecast: What's Driving Growth for P&C and Life Insurers in the US, UK, and Canada

Insider Intelligence forecasts the trajectory of US, UK, and Canadian P&C and life insurers' IT/technology investment between 2020 and 2024.
Premium Finance 2021-07-15T14:44:10Z

Fifth Third Bank is embarking on a massive tech overhaul with FIS that's set to shake up the entire firm, according to a top exec

Fifth Third is partnering with FIS to revamp its core deposit and wealth management systems, migrating them to the cloud.
Premium Finance 2021-07-15T14:39:01Z

From financial crime to supply chains, JPMorgan's head of AI research outlined the 7 areas the bank is looking to apply the tech

Manuela Veloso leads JPMorgan's AI research. She outlined 7 focus areas her team of experts are looking to take on.
Finance 2021-07-15T13:47:39Z

Apollo turned to Paul Weiss over and over again. The lucrative client stoked tensions at the law firm and opened it up to criticism about the close relationship, insiders say.

Paul Weiss earned hefty legal fees from its big private-equity client, Apollo Global Management. Insiders say it also changed the law firm's culture.
Opinion 2021-07-15T13:44:06Z

Biden would be insane to nominate anyone other than Jerome Powell for Fed chair

Robert Kuttner of The American Prospect says admin sources tell him "Biden is likely to name a new Fed chair." We should hope his sources are wrong.
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Alternative asset managers have been assembling big distribution teams to reach small investors. Here's recent hires and who's in charge.

PE giants like Apollo and money managers like BlackRock are ramping up efforts to connect investors and alternative investments.
Premium Law 2021-07-15T13:12:59Z

Kirkland & Ellis recruiting chairs and industry insiders lay out how to get hired at the top-ranking law firm

Hiring decision-makers and an industry recruiter share tips on picking practice areas and acing your interview at the number-one Am Law firm.
Media 2021-07-15T13:05:00Z

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The Chart of the Day newsletter is a daily email packed with data and key statistics on the biggest trends in today's most disruptive industries.
Finance 2021-07-15T12:35:00Z

Bank of America's digital user engagement soars even as adoption decelerates

Bank of America disclosed that users are turning to digital channels more frequently, even as adoption slows.
Finance 2021-07-15T12:25:00Z

Vanguard tackles democratizing direct indexing with its first acquisition

Vanguard acquired Just Invest, an asset management technology provider that lets industry players offer direct indexing.
Finance 2021-07-15T12:14:00Z

Apple plans BNPL product launch—bad news for incumbent providers and credit credits

Apple is planning to launch a buy now, pay later (BNPL) product, internally dubbed Apple Pay Later, with Goldman Sachs as the lending engine.
Finance 2021-07-15T12:02:00Z

Key trends helping payments disruptors take on financial services

The emergence of digital distribution models for financial solutions has armed service providers with tools to offer their clients financial services.
Finance 2021-07-15T09:50:00Z

BlackRock bumps junior comp

BlackRock is joining other Wall Street firms in raising base pay for more junior employees with an 8% bump.
Finance 2021-07-14T23:02:00Z

AI in Insurance: How three forward-looking insurers are infusing AI into their front, middle, and back offices

Insider Intelligence assesses the business impact of forward-looking insurers implementing AI in their front, middle, and back offices.
Premium Finance 2021-07-14T21:32:57Z

Why the global supply-chain crisis is also terrible for Wall Street lenders

Companies are borrowing less, and it's weighing on loan growth as the nation's biggest banks report earnings.
Retail 2021-07-14T21:32:48Z

The average CEO made nearly 300 times the median employee pay last year, and that gap is only growing, a new AFL-CIO analysis finds

The average S&P 500 CEO made 299 times more money than the median employee in 2020, according to a new analysis from the AFL-CIO.
Finance 2021-07-14T20:03:00Z

These 3 Canadian banks offer the most in-demand emerging mobile features

The Canadian banks offering the most desirable mobile features in 2021 are RBC, TD Canada, and BMO, according to Insider Intelligence.
Premium Law 2021-07-14T17:40:23Z

Hedge funder Kyle Bass's $34 million real-estate short could cost him $1 billion

The stakes are getting higher in United Development Funding's lawsuit against hedge funder Kyle Bass over his short-sale attack.
Premium Finance 2021-07-14T16:20:05Z

How SVB Leerink is luring top bankers with juicy pay and a big opportunity to build a new dealmaking powerhouse

SVB Leerink's pay guarantees and an uncapped bonus pool are are helping it lure senior investment bankers from firms like UBS, Citi, and Goldman.
Premium Finance 2021-07-14T16:16:11Z

Morgan Stanley's CEO wants employees back to the office by Labor Day, but the bank just told its newest crop of juniors they can head in as early as this month

New associates in investment-banking and global capital markets are eligible to head into the office as soon as July 27, Insider has learned.
Finance 2021-07-14T16:03:00Z

Buy Now Pay Later Report: Market trends in the ecommerce financing, consumer credit, and BNPL industry

Insider Intelligence's Buy Now, Pay Later report details key BNPL players, market trends, and business models leading the way in the industry.
Premium Finance 2021-07-14T15:35:57Z

Fintechs see a 'huge opportunity' in poaching talent from Wall Street firms sending employees back to the office

Big banks are calling workers back to the office, and fintechs offering flexible work are seizing an opportunity to recruit.
Premium Finance 2021-07-14T15:16:22Z

Two Sigma just snapped up a home-healthcare startup, and a partner laid out how it plans to use its quant background to grow the business

Circle of Care marks Two Sigma's third impact investment under a strategy that uses its quant roots to improve workers' satisfaction and productivity.
Premium Finance 2021-07-14T15:13:30Z

NBA team valuations are soaring and big investing firms are stepping in as even billionaires get priced out

Dyal HomeCourt bought a stake in NBA championship contender the Phoenix Suns. The investor plans to build a "diversified portfolio" of stakes.
Premium Finance 2021-07-14T14:43:29Z

Bank of America's top tech leader Cathy Bessant named a new right-hand exec to help oversee more than 95,000 employees

Sumeet Chabria, Bank of America's head of global business services, will now also serve as the bank's global tech and operations COO.
Finance 2021-07-14T14:37:35Z

Insider spoke with 8 of the most powerful Black women in money management about microaggressions, mentors, and career triumphs

The executives told us about what it's like to work in a predominantly white and male industry — and how they found their voice on Wall Street.
Premium Finance 2021-07-14T14:22:14Z

Credit Suisse has lost more than 60 execs, bankers, and traders after a string of scandals. Here's who's out and where they're heading.

RBC Capital Markets hired away three tech bankers to join the firm in San Franscisco. Credit Suisse has seen exits following Archegos, Greensill.
Finance 2021-07-14T14:02:31Z

Volt looks to slash mortgage approval times with acquisition

Australian neobank Volt has snapped up alt-lending platform Australian Mortgage—previously known as Australian Mortgage Marketplace.
Finance 2021-07-14T14:01:00Z

What's pushing growth in proximity mobile payment usage?

Proximity mobile payment usage growth is set to continue post-pandemic as providers build out suites of services to improve customer user experience.
Premium Cannabis 2021-07-14T13:46:57Z

The ultimate guide to US marijuana legalization: The key dates to know in each state, and which stocks could benefit the most

New York, Virginia, New Mexico, and Connecticut recently legalized marijuana, and Democrats in Washington back cannabis too.
Finance 2021-07-14T13:25:51Z

Policygenius prompts merger SPACulation

Policygenius is eyeing a SPAC merger as it diversifies its product suite—yet another insurtech taking this route to enter the public markets.
Premium Finance 2021-07-14T13:18:37Z

The pay-hike frenzy at banks and asset managers is going into overdrive. Here's a running list of which firms have raised pay so far.

BlackRock told employees on Wednesday it is raising base pay for directors and below. Wall Street banks meanwhile have been raising comp for months.
Finance 2021-07-14T12:50:40Z

How China and India are helping shape the future of CBDCs and Bitcoin

China could be ready to launch the digital yuan in early 2022, and India is building a CBDC framework while also warming up to Bitcoin.
Premium Finance 2021-07-14T12:42:22Z

BlackRock is raising pay for director-level and more junior employees, following Wall Street banks

The asset-management giant told employees on Wednesday that it would raise base pay for directors and titles below that level, effective in September.
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