Tis the season of vacation events, and in relation to large bankers, they actually do not maintain again on the celebrations.
Such was the case for roughly 10,000 Citadel and Citadel Securities staff who have been flown to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida by CEO and billionaire Ken Griffin to rejoice for three days among the many parks with their households.
The bash was meant to rejoice Citadel Securities’ twentieth anniversary and Citadel’s thirtieth anniversary (which occurred in 2020 however couldn’t be celebrated because of the pandemic.)
Covered in the fee have been lodging, theme park tickets, and all of the meals and drinks staff may imbibe.
Guests have been additionally handled to an off-the-cuff non-public Coldplay live performance in addition to extra performances by Carly Rae Jepsen and Diplo.
The firm oversees round 4,000 staff, and this journey included staff from the U.S., Canada, and Europe — the Asia-Pacific division of the corporate has a separate occasion slated for 2023.
Earlier this yr, Citadel staff have been handled to an enormous Halloween occasion at Cipriani in New York in addition to non-public film screenings and tickets to Wimbledon.
Griffin and the corporate lately relocated their HQ to Miami, because it was beforehand stationed in Chicago.
Griffin’s internet price is an estimated $29 billion in keeping with Bloomberg.