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November 16, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Banker Joins Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley Group Inc. announced that Joseph R. Perella, one of Wall Street's top investment bankers and merger specialists, joined the firm as a senior banker and managing director. Perella developed a reputation as a leader in his field during a 15-year stint at First Boston, where he was co-head of investment banking. He left that firm in 1988 and co-founded Wasserstein Perella & Co.
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November 16, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Banker Joins Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley Group Inc. announced that Joseph R. Perella, one of Wall Street's top investment bankers and merger specialists, joined the firm as a senior banker and managing director. Perella developed a reputation as a leader in his field during a 15-year stint at First Boston, where he was co-head of investment banking. He left that firm in 1988 and co-founded Wasserstein Perella & Co.
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July 23, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Top Investment Banker to Leave Wall Street Firm: Joseph Perella, who teamed with Bruce Wasserstein to form one of the hottest merger and acquisition teams of the late 1980s, will step aside Sept. 1, the Wasserstein Perella Group announced Thursday. Perella, who has been chairman, will be replaced by Wasserstein, who also acts as chief executive. Perella said he wanted to "seek new challenges."
BUSINESS
July 23, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Top Investment Banker to Leave Wall Street Firm: Joseph Perella, who teamed with Bruce Wasserstein to form one of the hottest merger and acquisition teams of the late 1980s, will step aside Sept. 1, the Wasserstein Perella Group announced Thursday. Perella, who has been chairman, will be replaced by Wasserstein, who also acts as chief executive. Perella said he wanted to "seek new challenges."
BUSINESS
August 4, 1988 | From Reuters
To the surprise of some skeptics, First Boston Inc. has not been short of merger and acquisitions business despite the departure earlier this year of superstars Bruce Wasserstein and Joseph Perella. For one thing, merger activity on Wall Street was booming at the time that Wasserstein and Perella walked out to establish their own firm, analysts say. And secondly, however brilliant the former First Boston executives may be, they worked on only a small percentage of the merger deals.
BUSINESS
February 5, 1988
Yves-Andre Istel, former co-chairman of First Boston International, has joined the merchant banking firm Wasserstein, Perella & Co. as vice chairman and a founding partner responsible for international activities. Istel is at least the fifth top official of First Boston Corp. to leave this week. Bruce Wasserstein and Joseph R. Perella, among the nation's best known and respected mergers and acquisitions specialists, resigned earlier this week to form Wasserstein, Perella.
BUSINESS
February 4, 1988 | MARTHA GROVES, Times Staff Writer
Launching a full-court press against Federated Department Stores, hostile suitor Campeau Corp. offered Wednesday to raise its bid for the retailer to $5.5 billion, but only if Federated agrees to the deal by Saturday afternoon. The proposed $1.
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February 6, 1997 | THOMAS S. MULLIGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Brokerage and credit-card giant Dean Witter, Discover & Co. on Wednesday agreed to buy investment banker Morgan Stanley Group in a $10-billion deal that the partners hope will win them a bigger share of the huge pool of money that small investors are pouring into the stock market. The combined company--to be called Morgan Stanley, Dean Witter, Discover & Co.--will overtake Merrill Lynch & Co.
BUSINESS
February 3, 1988 | BILL SING, Times Staff Writer
In a stunning defection that could threaten First Boston Corp.'s profits and standing as a top merger and acquisition concern, the firm's two highly regarded investment banking co-heads and at least two other top officials resigned Tuesday and formed a rival company. The resignations of Bruce Wasserstein and Joseph R.
BUSINESS
October 15, 1989 | SCOT J. PALTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Michael Milken may be gone from Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc., but his deal-making days aren't done. On the eighth floor of the United Artists building on North Roxbury Drive in Beverly Hills, just a couple of blocks from his old perch on Drexel's junk bond trading desk, carpets have been laid, wallpaper is up and furniture delivered. Milken's new company, International Capital Access Group, is open for business.
BUSINESS
August 4, 1988 | From Reuters
To the surprise of some skeptics, First Boston Inc. has not been short of merger and acquisitions business despite the departure earlier this year of superstars Bruce Wasserstein and Joseph Perella. For one thing, merger activity on Wall Street was booming at the time that Wasserstein and Perella walked out to establish their own firm, analysts say. And secondly, however brilliant the former First Boston executives may be, they worked on only a small percentage of the merger deals.
BUSINESS
June 12, 1988 | MARTHA GROVES, Times Staff Writer
They called it Store Wars, and the casualty list keeps growing. To date, more than 4,000 jobs have been lost at some of the nation's best-known department stores. Chains like Brooks Bros., Bullock's, Ralphs and Bloomingdale's have been bought, sold and traded like so many baseball cards. Giant Federated Department Stores, a company that set the pace for much of retailing in the '60s, '70s and early '80s, is history.
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