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I read this book several years ago after watching the movie based on the book.
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.
This book is very well written--it reads like a novel and is simple enough to be understood by someone with no LBO experiences--and insightful.
Riveting account of the take over corporate takeover battle. Makes you wonder how the reporters/authors got access for all the information.Published 5 days 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 21 days ago by Robert Sparrenberger
Great book. Not really representative of what the process is now, but a very interesting story that's very well written.Published 1 month ago by John
A fantastic story of corporate personalities, personal ambition and billions of dollars coming together to change an American business forever.Published 1 month ago by Justin Lanham
I found this book very long, but very interesting and it does a good job of holding your interest. I is much like a suspense drama set in the high stakes, fast paced world of... Read morePublished 1 month ago by timothy sho donahue
A little boring in some passages, but overall a pretty phenomenal book. It really gives a clear insight into the behaviour of many of these corporate executives.Published 1 month ago by DM
Somewhat interesting, but do I really need to know every single teensy weensy detail? I gave up around page 200 as it just never quite grabbed my interest.Published 1 month ago by Hayley