BlackRock and Snowflake team up – The PE fast-food king – SPACs hedge funds love

SourceBusiness Insider
SectorFinancial Markets
CountryMiddle east

Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today: We are also looking for nominations for our upcoming list of top equity research analysts under 35. Find out more about the list, and how to nominate someone here.  If you're not yet a subscriber, you can sign up here to get your daily dose of the stories dominating banking, business, and big deals. Like the newsletter? Hate the newsletter? Feel free to drop me a line at ddefrancesco@businessinsider.com or on Twitter @DanDeFrancesco.  One of the biggest names on Wall Street and a rising star in tech are teaming up. BlackRock's massive Aladdin business announced a partnership with Snowflake, which helps customers manage and handle data in the cloud.  The deal signifies how tech skills are increasingly becoming a neccesity among traders and portfolio managers. Click here to read the entire story. ESG is set to be a key focus of the Biden administration, but a clear-cut definition of the market still doesn't exist.

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