Meet Carlyle's $53 billion credit team — Loeb's Miami Beach mansion — Winklevii on Bitcoin future

Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I'm Dan DeFrancesco, and here's what's on the agenda today:

  • Carlyle CEO Kewsong Lee is laser-focused on growing in credit, and these 14 people are helping lead the charge. 
  • Billionaire NYC hedge fund CEO Daniel Loeb spent $20 million on a in Miami Beach as the Wall Street exodus to Florida continues. 
  • The Winklevoss twins explain the future bitcoin and why more regulation in the crypto doesn't scare them.

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Carlyle's credit crew: Meet 14 people leading the PE giant's $53 billion lending division that's been red-hot during the pandemic

Private-equity giant The Carlyle Group has made a big push into lending the past four years. 

We profiled 14 executives in Carlyle's $53 billion lending group, including Mark Jenkins, the head of the unit.

Meet some of the key people that are part of an initiative that's been deemed a top priority by Kewsong Lee, Carlyle's CEO. 

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We spoke to Winklevoss-backed crypto platform Gemini about bitcoin, how to use stable coins, and why regulation won't kill the boom in digital currencies

Bitcoin has once again become a hot topic. The Winklevoss twins, founders of the crypto exchange Gemini, have some thoughts on the future of the digital-currency market and why regulation isn't a bad word. Read more here.

2021 kicked off with a slew of multibillion-dollar healthcare deals. 3 top bankers us what to expect for M&A and IPOs over the next 12 months.

Bankers from Lazard, Wells Fargo, and SVB Leerink give some predictions for where you can expect to see dealmaking and IPOs in the healthcare space. See more here. 

Odd lots:

A billionaire hedge-fund CEO just dropped $20 million on a Miami Beach mansion as Wall Street firms moves to Florida (BI)

Wall Street Gets Frugal With Employees After Pandemic Windfall (Bloomberg)

Cryptocurrency salaries revealed: From $60,000 to $400,000, here's how much you could earn working in cryptocurrency (BI)

Fintech Affirm cuts ties with My Pillow after the company's CEO pushes election-fraud conspiracies (BI)

Billionaire investor Seth Klarman lambasts the Fed for distorting markets – and says Tesla's stock has surged 'seemingly beyond all reason' (BI)

Ralph Lauren's $27 million fight with its Fifth Avenue landlord captures the utter shambles of the 's priciest shopping street (BI)

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