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Big Deal By Bruce Wasserstein

Big Deal
by Bruce Wasserstein

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This title looks at the world of mergers and acquisitions. Bruce Wasserstein has worked on over 1000 deals and reveals the inside story of the billion-dollar deals that shape America's economy.
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Big Deal: 2000 and Beyond by Bruce Wasserstein

Chrysler-Daimler..Travelers-Saloman-Citicorp.NYNEX- Bell Atlantic..Ten years ago even the most visionary WALL Streeter could not have predicted the megamergers of the late 1990s. Analyzing the forces that made these mergers not only possible but inevitable, Wasserstein, executive chairman of Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, now presents a fascinating, colourful overview of the history of corporate mergers and buyouts from the roaring '20s to the current era. A veteran of over 1000 corporate deals and a man who knows today's biggest players personally, Wasserstein moves from the historical to the human dramas behind the headlines. He asks, and answers, the important questions that every financial watcher - and investor - needs to know. Are companies overpaying for their corporate acquisitions? What's the impact of the rise in Internet stock prices and the boom in IPO's? And, in assessing the big picture, Wasserstein makes a persuasive argument that the explosion of corporate alliances will have an effect as dramatic as the industrial revolution.

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Wasserstein possesses a truly encyclopedic knowledge of corporate merger activity... Informative and entertaining. Kirkus Reviews An insider's mastery... Business buffs corporate wheeler-dealers will gain an arsenal of tactics and little-known information. Publishers Weekly A solid textbook. Business Week

About Bruce Wasserstein

Bruce Wasserstein, a precocious early graduate of the University of Michigan, Harvard Law and Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, he worked as a lawyer and as co-head of investment banking at First Boston before starting his own firm in l988.

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Big Deal: 2000 and Beyond by Bruce Wasserstein
Bruce Wasserstein
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