From two award-winning journalists comes the story of the largest corporate takeover in American history.
With a stake of 25 billion pounds, the battle for the control of RJR Nabisco during October and November 1988 became a symbol of greed and power-mongering of the eighties. This gripping narrative reveals the truth behind a Wall Street gamble that is still sending shock waves through the international business world.
The rules were simple:
Never pay in cash
Never tell the truth
Never play by the rules