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BI Graphics, Marianne Ayala, Politics, Teaser

We talked to 22 insiders with front row seats to Trump’s hostile takeover of the GOP

Insider interviewed 22 people with front-row seats to the 2016 GOP presidential primaries. We collected colorful anecdotes and never-before-reported details about the historic campaign. Combined, they tell the story of how Trump became the king of the GOP — a crown he still wears to this day. LoadingSomething is loading. Five years after the 2016 Republican presidentia...
BI Graphics, Finance, Hedge Funds, Marianne Ayala, Ryan tolkin, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors, Steven Schonfeld, Teaser

Meet Ryan Tolkin, the 34-year-old behind Schonfeld’s transformation from family office to hedge fund heavyweight

Ryan Tolkin transformed Schonfeld from a family office to an $8.8 billion hedge-fund heavyweight. The 34-year-old Duke grad has been driven to lead his entire life, friends and colleagues said. Insider spoke with those who know him best to understand how he got here and what comes next. LoadingSomething is loading. In high school, Ryan Tolkin was trading securities at ...
cannabis, Fundraising, landing page, Marijuana, Pitch Deck, Pitch Decks, Teaser, Venture Capital

Check out the pitch decks that hot cannabis startups used to raise millions from top investors

Cannabis startups have raised millions over the past few years. Some companies focus on tech while others sell vapes or edibles. Here are 13 presentations that companies have used to win funding from investors. See more stories on Insider's business page. Legal cannabis is booming, and a wave of startups have raised millions from venture capital firms to tackle different parts of the industry.Cannabis could become a $100 billion industry in the US alone by the end of the decade, disrupting industries from alcohol to Big Pharma.But because of hurdles to investing in cannabis — namely, cannabis isn't yet legal federally — the competi...
Asset Management, Better Capitalism, BI Graphics, Careers, Diversity, Finance, Samantha Lee, Subscriber Collection, Teaser, Wall Street

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

Institutional investors control a combined $70 trillion in assets — and the majority of people managing that massive money pile are white, male, or both. LoadingSomething is loading. Insider spoke with eight Black women in high-powered asset-management roles who collectively control billions of dollars in assets. They shed light on...
BI Graphics, Family offices, Finance, Shayanne Gal, Teaser

Who to know when you’re launching a family office

As global wealth surges, more people want to start family offices to take control of their finances. Insider spoke to more than a dozen industry insiders to compile a list of 21 must-know experts. Whether they're rags-to-riches entrepreneurs or old-money heirs, many of the wealthy have created their own family offices to oversee their assets. Citi estimates that as many as 15,000 family offices have been created in the past two decades alone.Insider spoke with more than a dozen family-office professionals to find out who the wealthy go to when deciding to set up their own shops. Whether they're lawyers or wealth managers, here are 21 must-know family-office experts. ...
Apollo Global Management, Finance, Law, Legal, Paul Weiss, Subscriber Collection, Teaser

Apollo turned to law firm 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.

Over the past decade, private equity giant Apollo has boosted the coffers of law firm Paul Weiss. But the cozy relationship has come at a cost, insiders say. Insider spoke with dozens of experts to find out how the relationship has changed the law firm. See more stories on Insider's business page. Private-equity giant Apollo Global Management has boosted the fortunes of law firm Paul Weiss to the tune of $100 million in annual billings and lifted its dealmaking profile, leading to nearly 100 mergers and acquisitions in which Paul Weiss advised Apollo and its affiliates, according to Dealogic.But there has also been a cost to the co...
Enterprise, Finance, Law, Legal, Startups, Subscriber Collection, Teaser, Tech, Tech Insider, VC

Check out 5 pitch decks that legal-tech startups used to raise millions

Funding for legal-tech is nearing $1 billion for 2021 so far. VC firms, private equity, and even traditional law players are pouring money in. Check out these 5 pitch decks for examples of how legal-tech startup founders sold their vision. See more stories on Insider's business page. As law firms and their clients seek to digitize and streamline work, VCs have been opening their wallets to the growing legal-tech space. The total value of deals in the global market to date this year clocks in at least $974 million — already surpassing the $603 million figure from 2020, according to data from PitchBook.Private equity firms are als...
Banks, Careers, Finance, Hedge Funds, Hiring, Private Equity, Subscriber Collection, Teaser

Wall Street’s biggest hiring trends: what insiders and recruiters are saying

Recruiters have been busy making hires in hot areas like healthcare-focused investment banking. Traders have also been on the move after a massive year of revenue hauls. From trading to investment banking, these are the biggest hiring trends on Wall Street. See more stories on Insider's business page. Insider has been tracking Wall Street hiring and talking with recruiters and insiders about the biggest trends.Top healthcare bankers are in high demand, with one recruiter describing search requests from clients as being "extremely, extremely active." Banks are racing to lateral hire more analysts. And credit are locking in guarant...
BI Graphics, Deals, Finance, m&a, Media, Samantha Lee, Softbank, Subscriber Collection, Teaser, Tech, Tech Insider, Wall Street

The deal whisperer: Inside the rise of Raine Group’s Jeff Sine

Jeff Sine has built a career as an unorthodox banker. He's advised business moguls like Masayoshi Son and Rupert Murdoch. The Raine Group, a media- and entertainment-focused merchant bank, is now a billion-dollar business. LoadingSomething is loading. From humble beginnings, Jeff Sine ...
Finance, Fintech, Payments, Pitch Deck, Startups, Subscriber Collection, Teaser, Tech, Tech Insider, VC, Wealth management

See 7 pitch decks that fintechs looking to disrupt wealth management, banking, and credit scores used to raise millions

Insider has been tracking the next wave of hot new startups that are blending finance and tech. Check out these pitch decks to see how fintech founders sold their vision. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fintech VC funding hit a fresh quarterly record of $22.8 billion in the first three months of 2021, according to CB Insights data. While mega-rounds helped propel overall funding, new cash was spread across 614 deals. Insider has been tracking the next wave of hot new startups that are blending finance and tech. Check out these pitch decks to see how fintech founders are selling their vision and nabbing big bucks in the process. You'll see ne...