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Breaking: Ex-Athletes Turned Financiers Don't Have To Worry About Things Like Decimal Points

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But an athlete does not have to get an MBA to break into finance, said Zoia of Glocap. Athletes may appeal to banks and private equity firms, but they are hired more so for business development roles than for technical ones, said Zoia. "They're not doing detailed financial models and really advising the nitty gritty of the deal structure," said Zoia. [FINS]