Wall Street banks are snapping up healthcare dealmakers

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Wall Street banks are snapping up healthcare dealmakers in what one headhunter calls an ‘extremely, extremely active’ hiring market

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Charles Anderson, who leads Heidrick & Struggles’ corporate- and investment-banking recruiting business, described the demand from clients for healthcare searches as being “extremely, extremely active” in recent months. Here’s a rundown of recent senior banker moves.


Fintechs reimagining the future of community banking

Asya Bradley of First Boulevard, Donald Hawkins of First Boulevard, Toni Harrison of Fair, and Dennis Cail of Zirtue on a green background with symbols of banks and money.
Asya Bradley of First Boulevard, Donald Hawkins of First Boulevard, Toni Harrison of Fair, and Dennis Cail of Zirtue. First Boulevard; Fair; Zirtue; Shayanne Gal/Insider

Insider spoke with 10 execs who are transforming how Black, Latinx, immigrant, and LGBT+ communities bank, invest, and borrow. See the full story here.


A rising star in the hedge fund world left it all behind to start his own healthy snacks company. Here’s what was behind Jason Karp’s ‘Jerry Maguire’ moment.

Jason Karp, Scarlett Johansson, and Steve Cohen
Jason Karp, Scarlett Johansson, and Steve Cohen Karwai Tang/Getty; HumanCo; Point72; Shayanne Gal/Insider

Jason Karp managed billions as the founder of the hedge fund Tourbillon. But he left it all behind to get into a totally different business: building healthy-food brands. Keep reading here.


Billionaire and former hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz explains why institutional adoption of crypto is set to ‘explode’

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Mike Novogratz. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Hudson River Park

Novogratz says he recently spoke with one of the three biggest pension funds in America and that they are getting close to investing in crypto. See the full story here.


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