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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His poor outcome on TWA outlines his far superior skill as a short-term arbitrageur than long-term business operator. Hyung Wook rated it it was amazing Aug 30, Ally rated it it was amazing Feb 17, To ask other readers questions about King Icahnplease sign up.

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King Icahn: The Biography of a Renegade Capitalist

Bookseller Completion Rate This reflects the percentage of orders the seller has received and filled. They find companies that are undervalued and engineer them to reach their potential. Kiril rated it it was amazing Dec 23, Social responsibility Did you know that sinceBiblio has used its profits to build 12 public libraries in rural villages of South America?

Such a rubbish book. The author provides useful context on the external conditions that made Icahn’s success possible during the junk bond-driven LBO era of the 80’s.


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Icahn is a beast. Millions of books are added to our site everyday and when we find one that matches your search, we’ll send you an e-mail. Jul 03, Tirath rated it did not like it.

No trivia or quizzes yet. If for any reason your order is not available to ship, you will not be charged. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Fascinating deep dive into man’s personality Car Icahn, while by no means a “nice” man, was a man who pioneered a form of investing that while railed on in the media is extremely valuable to the economy.

Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp s. Jan 01, Ujjawal Rahangdale rated it it was amazing. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Published May 14th first published June 1st Did you know that sinceBiblio has used its profits to build 12 public libraries in rural villages of South America?

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This is described as “a new and expanded” edition, but it disappointingly still ends abruptly in the middle of the then-unfinished earlys TWA battle. He believes no one, expects the worst of people, distrusts his allies and adversaries alike and makes no pretense at intimacy.

Want to Read saving…. Are you a frequent reader or book collector? Ships with Tracking Number! Fascinating yet interesting at the same time. In this event, there capita,ist be a slight delay in shipping renegave possible variation in description. Chronicling the renegade capitalist’s rise from lower middle class roots to the most powerful force on Wall Street and the most feared change agen The only biography ever written — revealing the wildly successful career and the brilliant, eccentric and pugnacious personality of financier Carl Celian Icahn — is now available in a new and expanded 20th anniversary edition.


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 of a slog at times.

Books by Mark Stevens. If you are on a board seat, read this. Feb 14, Diego Gomes rated it really liked it. More tools Find sellers with multiple copies Add to want list.

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Overall a good book that paints a vivid portrait of the man while also detailing some of the inner workings of Wall Street. When greenmail fell out of favor, he switched to arbitraging the difference between market and full “control” values by agitating for asset sales.

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Best of all, it’s free. Dan MacKinnon rated it it was amazing Nov 03, Delivery was energetic, emotive and clear. Solid reading for anyone with fiduciary responsibility. Great book Icahn is fascinating, the book tells it all.