The Predators' Ball : the inside story of Drexel Burnham and the rise of the junk bond raiders / Connie Bruck.

Author
Bruck, Connie [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1989.
Description
399 pages ; 20 cm

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Summary note
During the '80s, Michael Milken at Drexel Burnham created the corporate raiders. He was the billionaire Junk Bond King. But, in the corner stood the U.S. District Attorney waiting to file criminal and racketeering charges.
Notes
Includes index.
Contents
  • Prologue: The ball
  • Part one: Spreading the Gospel: 1. The miner{u2019}s headlamp ; 2. Dr. Feelgood ; 3. Transformation ; 4. Merge with Mike ; 5. The cloister at Wilshire and Rodeo ; 6. The air fund
  • Part two: Pawns capture kings: 7. Triangle{u2014}National Can: kingmaker ; 8. Icahn-TWA: from greenmailer to manager-owner ; 9. Pantry pride{u2014}Revlon: the crucial campaign
  • Part Three: The zenith{u2014}and the fall ; 10. ?Drexel is like a god{u2026}? ; 11. Proven prophet{u2014}so far ; 12. Milken{u2019}s money machine ; 13. The enforcer ; 14. Sovereign privileges ; 15. Boesky day ; 16. The center cannot hold ; 17. The humbling.
ISBN
  • 0140120904 ((paperback))
  • 9780140120905 ((paperback))
LCCN
88007993
OCLC
18781320
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