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I found the book extremely well written and incredibly researched.
This book, written in 1990, tells the detailed story of one of the largest Wall Street deals of all time - the leveraged buyout of the RJR Nabisco Corporation.
I read this book several years ago after watching the movie based on the book.
Look at Nabisco, and you have a template for what is happening to our financial system.Published 9 days ago by Whatever
Only in America, where the law, the system, the innovative people, the crazy people convene can this crazy LBO happen. Happy I found this piece of treasure.Published 14 days ago by LE DINH QUANG
Very interesting and entertaining true story of a failed takeover attempt in the 1980s. The characters are what make it fascinating; Ross Johnson, Henry Kravis, James Robinson,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Paul S. Denton
I am partial to a good old business book with a story and this is the king of them all. Great example of how ego can run wild and why a strong board of directors is a must in a... Read morePublished 2 months ago by P. Delahunty
I liked the book as it describes a very unique event in the history of private equity. I was taking a course in private equity when I read this. Read morePublished 2 months ago by musicandarts
Great look at the excess that makes some businesses and Wall St crazy.Published 2 months ago by Bob Brainard
Riveting account of the take over corporate takeover battle. Makes you wonder how the reporters/authors got access for all the information.Published 3 months ago by ZJG