Ken Griffin is an American hedge fund manager, entrepreneur and investor. He was born on October 15, 1968, in Daytona Beach, Florida, US.
After graduating in 1989, Griffin moved to Chicago to work with Frank Meyer, founder of Glenwood Capital Investments. In January 2021, Griffin attracted criticism for the role played by Citadel in the Gameshop short squeeze.
On February 18, 2021, Griffin testified before the House Financial Services Committee to address his role in the GameStop Controversy, Giffin has donated money directly to four congresspeople on the committee, including Republicans French Hill, Andy Barr, Ann Wagner, and Bill Huizenga.
Hedge Fund Billionaire Kenneth Cordele Griffin Wants To Buy Chelsea
The owners of the Chicago Cubs, the Ricketts family, are set to launch a bid for Chelsea after joining forces with the billionaire hedge fund tycoon Ken Griffin.
Investors bidders have until Friday to submit takeover proposals to Raine Group, the US bank handling the process, and the race to buy the club from Roman Abromovich is hotting up.