Merchants of Debt: KKR and the Mortgaging of American Business--The Condensed Version by George Anders
Approx. 44,160 words.
Published on March 25, 2013 by
A vivid account of the deals, tactics and personalities associated with Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, this book shows KKR's financial alchemy in action as the firm combines borrowed money and borrowed management to create many billions of dollars of profits from owning companies such as Safeway, Duracell and Beatrice -- while also struggling to salvage its giant RJR Nabisco investment.