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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.
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 7 days 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 21 days 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 26 days ago by musicandarts
Great look at the excess that makes some businesses and Wall St crazy.Published 1 month 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 1 month ago by ZJG
Very interesting book about the buyout of RJR Nabisco at the end of the 1980's. If you like Wall Street excess and money flying around everywhere, then this a book to read. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Robert Sparrenberger