"After reading Rickertsen's insider view on leveraged deals, no one in America will want to work for wages again." -- David Bonderman, leading global investor and founder of the Texas Pacific Group
"Likely toecome the essential manual for management buyouts." -- Dr. Terrance Lapier, Entrepreneurship Faculty, The Wharton School
"Rickertsen has written a must-read for every manager with the dream of buying and running his own company." -- Bill Marriott, Chairman, Marriott International, Inc.
"""Rickertsen is one of America's most gifted buyout experts. Anyone interested in an inside look at the buyout world and the opportunities for managers in these deals will learn volumes from this book.""
--Jack Kemp, Empower America
""Only insiders know how this stuff works. Rickertsen is an insider. He brings the complexity of high finance to its knees and leaves it begging for mercy. He explains its inner workings so that even a journalist can understand them.""
--Michael Lewis, author of Liar's Poker and The New New Thing "