Merchants of Debt: KKR and the Mortgaging of American Business

Merchants of Debt: KKR and the Mortgaging of American Business

by George Anders

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Overview

First published in 1992 (by Basic Books), this reprint is timely now in the wake of Enron and WorldCom. Anders tells the story of how Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) took advantage of Wall Street's tolerance of debt to finagle massive corporate takeovers of companies that included Safeway, Drexel, and Nabisco. Anders was a journalist and editor at The Wall Street Journal and is now with Fast Company magazine. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781587981258
Publisher: Beard Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/21/2002
Pages: 364
Sales rank: 733,546
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

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