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Griffin’s Citadel Nears Tipping Point on Chicago Exit Over Crime

  • ‘Patience is wearing thin,’ billionaire says in interview
  • Griffin has previously donated millions for policing program
Ken Griffin
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Billionaire Ken Griffin is reaching a tipping point with Chicago, the home to his market maker and hedge fund business, as the city wrestles with rising crime. 

“We’re getting to the point that if things don’t change, we’re gone,” Griffin, who founded both the hedge fund Citadel and the market-making business Citadel Securities, said Thursday in an interview. “Things aren’t changing.”