Those Who Are No Longer With Us

There were no doubt several high-profile bankers who died in 2009 who merit a mention, but we are highlighting just five.

Frederick Joseph

The former chairman and CEO of Drexel Burnham Lambert, who helped create the modern junk bond market. Died aged 72.

Lionel Pincus

Founder of Warburg Pincus, and the man credited with inventing private equity finance. Died age 78.

Bruce Wasserstein

CEO of Lazard, the most high profile M&A banker of his generation. Died aged 61.

Huibert Boumeester

Former senior executive at ABN AMRO. Took his own life. Aged 49.

Anjool Malde

Deutsche Bank broker. Took his own life. Aged 24.

Other famous people who died in 2009 include

Corazon Aquino

Bea Arthur

David Carradine

Walter Cronkite

Roy Disney

Farrah Fawcett

Sir Clement Freud

Stephen Gately

Jade Goody

Tony Hart

Michael Jackson

Edward Kennedy

Eunice Kennedy

Sir Ludovic Kennedy

Terry Lawless

Karl Malden

Al Martino

Frank McCourt

Patrick McGoohan

Sir John Mortimer

Kim Peek (the inspiration for Rainman)

Wendy Richard

Natasha Richardson

Bobby Robson

William Safire

Mollie Sugden

Helen Suzman

Patrick Swayze

John Updike

David Vine

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