Haverhill Public Library

Dear chairman, boardroom battles and the rise of shareholder activism, Jeff Gramm - hardcover

A sharp and illuminating history of one of capitalism{u2019}s longest running tensions{u2014}the conflicts of interest among public company directors, managers, and shareholders{u2014}told through entertaining case studies and original letters from some of our most legendary and controversial investors and activists
Table Of Contents
Benjamin Graham versus Northern Pipeline: the birth of modern shareholder activism -- Robert Young versus New York Central: The proxyteers storm the Vanderbilt line -- Warren Buffett and American Express: the great salad oil swindle -- Carl Icahn versus Phillips Petroleum: the rise and fall of the corporate raiders -- Ross Perot versus General Motors: the unmaking of the modern corporation -- Karla Scherer versus R.P. Scherer: a kingdom in a capsule -- Daniel Loeb and hedge fund activism: the shame game -- BKF Capital: the corrosion of conformity
Literary Form
non fiction
First edition.
Physical Description
xxi, 291 pages, 24 cm

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