1st Edition

Baring Brothers and the Birth of Modern Finance





ISBN 9781138663565
Published January 19, 2016 by Routledge
288 Pages

USD $56.95

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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.