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BlackRock bumps junior comp

Dan DeFrancesco,Jordan Parker Erb   

BlackRock bumps junior comp

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These are the key leaders pushing asset-management firms to ramp up alternative-investment distribution efforts. Check out our list here.

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

BlackRock employees at the director level and below will see a bump in their base pay starting Sept. 1. The internal announcement followed months of Wall Street banks raising junior pay (we've been keeping tally of the firms that are raising pay - check out our list here).

Get the details on BlackRock's pay increase.

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, is now also COO of global tech and ops. Here's what we know about his expanded role.

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 juniors in investment banking and capital markets are eligible to head in as early as July 27, employees learned during an internal Zoom call. More details from the meeting.

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

United Development Funding sued Bass, saying his "short-and-distort" strategy devastated its business. Get the full rundown here.

JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs are snapping up hedge fund clients from Credit Suisse's hobbled prime-brokerage business

Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan this week reported records in their prime brokerage businesses. Read more here.

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

Global shipping delays and supply-chain disruptions are playing a role in lower commercial lending. Here's what's going wrong.

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Kate Hudson-Backed Apparel Brand Fabletics Taps Banks for IPO (WSJ)

Blackstone Enters Deal to Manage AIG Life and Retirement Assets (WSJ)

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