The Last Tycoons: The Secret History of Lazard Frères & Co., by William D. Cohan, brings you a tale of unrestrained ambition, billion-dollar fortunes, Byzantine power struggles and hidden scandals.
Summary of the Book
In this title, Cohan, a former high-level Wall Street banker, takes readers into an enigmatic and secretive world, telling a tale of explosive feuds, whispered advices, glamorous mistresses, and ill-gotten riches. This is the astounding story of Lazard Frères, the world’s premier investment bank, and the men who controlled it. They accumulated inconceivable wealth and would stop at nothing to make a deal until their gigantic egos started to jeopardize everything. Discover more as the author delves into the factuality of the tale of the last tycoons.
About William D. Cohan
William David Cohan is a renowned American business writer. He has been a frequent contributor to Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, The Financial Times, The Irish Times, The New York Times, the Fortune magazine, ARTnews and Bloomberg Businessweek among other publications. He has compiled several books about Wall Street and the financial industry, including House of Cards, Money and Power, and The Price of Silence.