Buyout Book : Reviews

"Rick is one of America’s most gifted buyout experts. Anyone interested in the inside reality of these deals will learn volumes from this book. "
:: Jack Kemp, Chairman, Empower America

"I worked with Rick when we acquired Ritz-Carlton. He’s an excellent deal maker and has written a must read for every manager with the dream of buying and running his own company. It’s a tremendous asset."
:: Bill Marriott, Chairman and CEO, Marriott International, Inc.

"After reading Rick Rickertsen's inside view on leveraged deals, no one in America will want to work for wages again."
:: David Bonderman, Leading global investor and founder of Texas-Pacific Group

"Only insiders know how this stuff works. Rick is an insider. He brings the complexity of high finance to its knees, and leaves it begging for mercy."
:: Michael Lewis, author Liar’s Poker and The New New Thing

"Likely to become the essential manual for management buyouts. This impact book is a must read for every entrepreneurial-minded MBA, manager, and professional in the buyout and M&A businesses. Sellers of companies will also benefit greatly from this book."
:: Dr. Terrence LaPier, Entrepreneurship Faculty, The Wharton School