Ken Griffin considered moving Citadel to NYC, until backlash against Amazon

Ken Griffin, the billionaire CEO of Citadel, considered uprooting the Chicago-based hedge fund and moving to New York — until the backlash against Amazon’s plans for a new campus in Long Island City. The political backlash against Amazon in New York “has dramatically reduced our interest in moving our headquarters here,” Griffin told Bloomberg. He called the e-commerce empire’s decision to pull out of the city “heartbreaking.” Griffin began to mull a new home for […]

source https://therealdeal.com/chicago/2019/03/14/ken-griffin-considered-moving-citadel-to-new-york-until-the-backlash-against-amazon/#new_tab

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