The Pioneers Who Shaped Wall Street's Mergers and Acquisitions Industry
M&A Titans provides insight into the culture of thedifferent investment banks and how each of the bankers influencedthe firms they worked in as they became more powerful. Some such asGleacher, Harris, Wasserstein, Perella and Greenhill clashed withthe men running their firms and left. Others such as Friedman andBoisi stayed and profoundly influenced how the firm did business.The career of Michael Milken, perhaps the notorious name on WallStreet in the 1980s, is also examined as well as the actions andtactics of his firm, Drexel Burnham Lambert. Milken and Drexelpaved the way for the growth of private equity and helpedpopularize attacks on management by investors such as Boone Pickensand Carl Icahn.
240 pages; ISBN 9780470440537
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Title: M&A Titans
Author: Brett Cole
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