By the time he made his play for Citi, Weill had already swallowed up Travelers Insurance, Smith Barney, and Salomon Brothers.
"That's old school," says a former Salomon Brothers partner who now runs a major hedge fund.
Villars was courtly and polite as usual, but he was as firm as Salomon.
And, after all, it is the dreams that count—as Salomon discovered.
He was hardly established before he received a flattering proposition from Salomon, the manager, to go to England.
We may now glance at the period when Salomon came to England in 1781.
Salomon was a native of Bonn, and had been a member of the Electoral Orchestra there.
Salomon had formed his project, and digested its details, in the previous year.
You can scarcely have had as much vexation from Salomon's death as I have had from that of my brother!
Furthermore, 200 were guaranteed to him by Salomon for a benefit concert.