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Baring Brothers and the Birth of Modern Finance

Business & economics


by
Peter E Austin

Book Details

Format: EPUB

File size: 3.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

In 1995, the Baring Brothers collapsed over a weekend, brought down by the ‘rogue trader’ Nick Leeson. Utilizing British and American archives, this work charts Baring Brothers development from wool merchants to one of the most powerful global financial institutions. It also analyses the errors which led to its downfall.