Coronavirus hits NYC HQ of billionaire Steven Cohen’s hedge fund

All staff who worked on the 14th floor with the employee, have been sent home for a mandatory 14-day quarantine

Even billionaires can't avoid having their operation affected by the coronavirus.

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The virus has hit the new headquarters of Wall Street billionaire investor Steven Cohen, according to the New York Post's Page Six.

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A spokesperson for Cohen's Point72 Asset Management confirmed that an employee at the new offices at Hudson Yards became a confirmed case of coronavirus on Monday.

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All staff who worked on the 14th floor with the employee, have been sent home for a mandatory 14-day quarantine, and the Hudson Yards office is undergoing an immediate deep clean, according to the paper.

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Cohen, the CEO of Point72 Asset Management, is the inspiration for Damian Lewis’ hard-driving financier character Bobby Axelrod in Showtime hit “Billions”.