Merger

Merger

Book - 2005
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The 80s are over, but a new breed of corporate criminal has emerged-smarter and infinitely more dangerous. A gruesome murder kick-starts this explosive saga of greed, corruption and mayhem. Set in the secretive world of multi-billion dollar mergers and ruthless plays for money and power, Merger takes readers behind the closed doors of Wall Street to witness the shocking dealings of corrupt CEOs and unethical bankers who violate the public trust for their personal gain - similar to the real-life incidents at Enron and WorldCom.TriNet Communications is a juggernaut in the media world, and the appetite of its powerful and flamboyant CEO, Vikram (Vik) Suri, is equally large. When Vik decides to merge his company with a leading satellite operator, no one suspects his hidden agenda. Behind the façade of oak-paneled boardrooms, fancy personal jets, and lavish mansions, Vik masterminds a grand scheme of market manipulation, smuggling, money laundering, and extortion through an international network of banks, brokerage houses and dummy corporations. He is a megalomaniac who will stop at nothing to get what he wants, he'll even kill for it.Tom Carter, an investment banker working on the deal, struggles with his conscience when he realizes that a massive fraud may have been committed. When a chance incident brings the SEC to his door, Tom realizes that time is running out. Grappling with a personal crisis as well as the damning truth that his own boss may be involved in the cover-up, Tom finds himself in the crosshairs of both his own firm and the law.
Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates, 2005
ISBN: 9780765311122
0765311127
Characteristics: 381 p

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