By Connie Bruck

ISBN-10: 1558001360

ISBN-13: 9781558001367

An insightful portrait of junk-bond powerhouse Drexel Burnham Lambert and notorious financier Michael Milken, “one of the main impressive minds ever to were devoted to Wall Street's funds games.” (The New York Times).

Milken is alleged to have provided to pay award-winning journalist Connie Bruck to forestall paintings in this booklet, the attention-grabbing tale of the way a singularly really good and very inner most funding banker primarily masterminded the production of the junk bond industry, producing billions of bucks in earnings for his consumers and himself ahead of eventually being introduced down by way of fees of insider buying and selling, inventory manipulation, and fraud lower than the RICO Act. Bruck’s in-depth narration of the outstanding occupation of the guy nicknamed “the Junk Bond King” spans Milken’s early dealings in high-yield bonds in addition to various company raids and opposed takeovers guided by way of strategies that have been unquestionably innovative, if occasionally unethical—and sometimes outright unlawful. status along different blockbuster stories of industrial malfeasance resembling Liar’s Poker and Too great to Fail, The Predators’ Ball is a surprising, bemusing, and enlightening portrait of an period whilst it appeared whatever was once attainable on Wall Street—as lengthy as Michael Milken was once on your Rolodex.

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