Book Cover of The Billionaire's Apprentice: The Rise of The Indian-American Elite and The Fall of the Galleon Hedge Fund by Anita Raghavanby Anita Raghavan

Just as WASPs, Irish-Catholics and Our Crowd Jews once made the ascent from immigrants to powerbrokers, it is now the Indian-American’s turn. Citigroup, PepsiCo and Mastercard are just a handful of the Fortune 500 companies led by a group known as the “Twice Blessed.” Yet little is known about how these Indian emigres (and children of emigres) rose through the ranks. Until now…

The collapse of the Galleon Group—a hedge fund that managed more than $7 billion in assets—from criminal charges of insider trading was a sensational case that pitted prosecutor Preet Bharara, himself the son of Indian immigrants, against the best and brightest of the South Asian business community.

Interview with the Author

Podcast art for Bribe, Swindle, or Steal PodcastBribe, Swindle or Steal
Insider Trading: The Galleon Hedge Fund
4/4/18          25 min

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