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  • The Last Tycoons: The Secret History of Lazard Freres & Co.

    • UNABRIDGED (32 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By William D. Cohan
    • Narrated By Robertson Dean
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (67)
    Performance
    (18)
    Story
    (18)

    Discretion, secrecy, and subtle strategy were the weapons of choice at Wall Street investment bank Lazard Frères & Co. For more than a century, the mystique and reputation of the "Great Men" who worked there allowed the firm to garner unimaginable profits, social cachet, and outsized influence in the halls of power. But in the mid-1980s, their titanic egos started getting in the way, and the Great Men of Lazard jeopardized all they had built.

    A User says: "Well written, but without a point"
    "Good stuff"
    Overall

    A book with good insights into the M&A business. Good historical perspective and valuable lessons to those who have Wall Street aspirations. The Author however spent more time than he should have on irrelevant matters - maybe in an attempt to spice the book - but winded up diluting what could have been otherwise an excellent book.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful

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