Morgan Grenfell 1838-1988: The Biography of a Merchant Bank

@inproceedings{Burk1989MorganG1,
  title={Morgan Grenfell 1838-1988: The Biography of a Merchant Bank},
  author={K. Burk},
  year={1989}
}
  • K. Burk
  • Published 1989
  • Engineering, Economics
This is the arresting 150-year story of one of the oldest and most illustrious merchant banks and of the men who made it. Founded in 1838 by an American, George Peabody, Morgan Grenfell quickly became the most important American banking house in London, and by the turn of the century held an unrivalled position as part of the most powerful investment bank in the world. The book chronicles its role in financing the overseas purchases of Britain and her allies during the First World War, in… Expand