Lehman Brothers

Posted: 15 May 2010

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Tom Nicholas

Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit

David Chen

Harvard Business School

Date Written: February 16, 2010

Abstract

In 2008, the U.S. financial system was in a state of crisis and Lehman Brothers went from a major Wall Street investment bank to an insolvent institution. It was a swift end for a firm that had its beginnings over 150 years prior. What would be the firm's legacy? And how, if at all, had its activities changed the course of American history?

Suggested Citation

Nicholas, Tom and Chen, David, Lehman Brothers (February 16, 2010). HBS Case No. 810-106; Harvard Business School Entrepreneurial Management Unit. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1607872

Tom Nicholas (Contact Author)

Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit ( email )

Cambridge, MA 02163
United States

David Chen

Harvard Business School ( email )

Soldiers Field Road
Morgan 270C
Boston, MA 02163
United States

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