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Top deal-maker reinvents himself with hedge funds

Ousted by Lehman, he now applies his skills at Blackstone
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 06:00

J TOMILSON Hill was a well-known Wall Street deal-maker in the 1980s, a skilled merger tactician whose work on the bidding war for RJR Nabisco earned him a role in the book Barbarians at the Gate, which memorably said he came across to enemies as "an oiled-back Gordon Gekko haircut atop 5 feet,