July 19, 2017
J. Tomilson Hill was a Wall Street M&A kingpin, featured in Barbarians at the Gate and rumored to be an inspiration for Tom Wolfe’s Bonfire of the Vanities. Then, in a career 180, he joined Blackstone and became the world’s largest allocator to hedge funds. In War Stories Over Board Games, however, he details how these two seemingly diametrically opposed roles have much in common. Plus: The only mistake he ever made twice.