It’s the last day before Turkey Day. Things tend to be quiet today. But the way this year has gone, who knows.
A programming note, the newsletter will be off Thursday and Friday. But we’ll be back in action on Monday, so fear not.
BlackRock announced earlier this week its plans to buy Aperio, a California-based investment provider.
Rebecca Ungarino has some nice analysis on why the asset manager is betting big on separately managed accounts, which allow investors to customize them as they see fit.
A first-generation college student from an HBCU crushed her virtual internship at BlackRock and landed a full-time offer
Reed Alexander with a nice look at a BlackRock intern who was offered a full-time job upon her graduation. While that might not seem too interesting, Tamia Marrow’s journey to Wall Street is definitely worth a read. Check it out here.
Bradley Saacks with a nice look at how Sian Capital, an activist investor, is pushing Opko Health to speed up its work on a potential COVID treatment. Bradley has the full rundown. Read the story here.
Pitch-deck alert! Here’s a fun one from challenger bank HMBradley, which has a different business model than most startup banks. Check out why the bank is focusing on deposits, as opposed to revenue from interchange fees. Read the deck here.