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M&A Titans: The Pioneers Who Shaped Wall Street's Mergers and Acquisitions Industry
by Brett Cole
This book focuses on the 11 men, lawyers and bankers, who are responsible for the creation of Wall Street's merger industry. It specifically concentrates on the events and personalities who dominated Wall Street during the takeover battles of the 1970s and 1980s. Lawyers Joe Flom and Marty Lipton, the godfathers of modern M&A, educated bankers on takeover laws and regu ...more
ebook, 226 pages
Published October 14th 2008 by Wiley
(first published 2008)
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I am not trying to overly critical, but have to say this book is less than what I had expected. It took me less half a day, and my first impression upon finishing the book was that it was simply a story collection with lousy organization. It walks you through those historical figures in the US M&A industry individually without a coherent thesis. Some chapters are filled with stories obtained from various sources, and these chapters' organizations are in total chaos; some chapters aren't focu ...more