Scene Last Night: Icahn, Black, Bacon, Cotton, Diamond, Gurung

At the annual Leveraged Finance Fights Melanoma benefit on Tuesday night, Leon Black told the crowd about when he first started working with Carl Icahn. It was the early 1980s, and “there were no other partners” at Drexel Burnham Lambert “that wanted to take the account. They all said he was smart, but he was extremely difficult and basically very unpredictable.”

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