King Icahn has ratings and 18 reviews. Tony said: This is described as a new and expanded edition, but it disappointingly still ends abruptly in th. Recounts the life of legendary financier Carl Icahn, including his raid on Phillips Petroleum, his takeover of TWA, and more. By the author of Sudden Death: The. : King Icahn: The Biography of a Renegade Capitalist ( ) by Mark Stevens and a great selection of similar New, Used and.
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Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Daniel K Dunsford rated it really liked it Apr 21, His poor outcome on TWA outlines his far superior skill as a short Listened to the audiobook narrated by the author. He renrgade no one, expects the worst of people, distrusts his allies and adversaries alike and makes no pretense at intimacy.
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Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp s. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Fascinating deep dive into man’s personality Car Icahn, while by no means a “nice” man, was a man who pioneered or form of investing that while railed on in the media is extremely valuable to the economy.
Another instance where fact can be more colourful than fiction.
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Very detailed history of Carl Ichan pre s and gives you a good sense of the man. Oct 12, Sylv C rated it really liked it. David rated it really liked it May 09, And to boot, their renegase of equity brings up a famous Charlie Munger quote, “beware of perverse incentives”.
The early chapters, setting out Icahn’s early deals, flow well, but once we reach the more complex later deals, Stevens gets bogged down in much too much detail, and the book becomes somewhat icaun a slog at times. Solid reading for anyone with fiduciary responsibility.
His poor outcome on TWA outlines his far superior skill as a short-term arbitrageur than long-term business operator. They find companies that are undervalued and engineer them to reach their potential. Icahn is a beast. Ally rated it it was amazing Feb 17, To ask other readers questions about King Icahnplease sign up. A look back into the deal making frenzy of the 80s with a whole cast of bigger than life characters.
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Stars are assigned as follows:. Andrew Nightingale rated it it was amazing Dec 29, Fascinating yet interesting at the same time. It also seems like the copy-editor gave up kinb that point too: Overall a good book that paints a vivid portrait of the man while also detailing some of the inner workings of Wall Street.