Few men ever master Wall Street. Jimmy Lee did.
That was Jimmy-speak for let’s go cut a deal, let’s go make some money, let’s win them over with a blend of charm and sheer force of will. He was hard to resist. And he didn’t stop until he won.
'He was at the top of his profession', Carlyle Group co-founder and co-CEO David Rubenstein said Wednesday. 'He didn’t have to fly around the world to get the IPO, but he did. He was always trying'.
Lee, who died Wednesday at the age of 62, never found fame beyond the tight confines of the Street.
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