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The last of the imperious rich

Lehman Brothers, 1844-2008

by Peter Chapman

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Published by Portfolio in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPeter Chapman
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHG5129.N5 C43 2010
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination308p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24580420M
ISBN 109781591843092
LC Control Number2010013787
OCLC/WorldCa466335747

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" The Last of the Imperious Rich is an excellent, fast-paced account of the rise and fall of Lehman Brothers. Peter Chapman captures the firm's high and low moments with admirable clarity, especially the hubris that led to its ultimate demise.

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THE LAST OF THE IMPERIOUS RICH: Lehman Brothers, (Portfolio/Penguin) Peter Chapman. This April, some of the very last holdings of Lehman Bros.—the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua hotel in Hawaii, a luxury ski resort in Montana, and a Manhattan boutique hotel, among others—are expected to be sold off, bringing the storied investment house out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

On SeptemDick Fuld, the last CEO of Lehman Brothers, filed for corporate bankruptcy amid one of the worst financial crises in American history. After years, one of the largest and most respected investment banks in the world was gone, leaving everyone wondering, 'How could this have happened?'.

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A valuable addition to Wall Street history.”. The Last of the Imperious Rich: Lehman Brothers, by Peter Chapman An apparently unread copy in perfect condition.

Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Rating: % positive. The vast majority of the book deals with the history rather than the most recent events leading up to the collapse of Lehman Brothers in And it is this history that it the best part of The.

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