Barbarians in Hibernation

Long after the RJR Nabisco acquisition fiasco, Bryan Burrough of Barbarians at the Gate revisits the key players in the shenanigans

It has been 20 years. Can you believe it? Just about every major figure on Wall Street went to battle in the greatest takeover fight in U.S. history, the contest for control of giant RJR Nabisco, maker of such staples as Camel and Winston cigarettes, Oreos, and just about every cracker you can think of.

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