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Wednesday, 25 April 2018

John Mastrini

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  • Valerie Thompson in IFR November 30, 1985 (detail)

    Former Salomon star turns her experience into post-Lehman fiction

    11 May 2012

    She remains one of the most fearsome women ever to grace London’s Square Mile, described by Michael Lewis in “Liar’s Poker” as an “alley cat” and by the IFR in 1987 as an “FRN mega-star”. Now 25 years after walking away from Salomon Brothers as head of syndicate, Valerie Thompson has focused her formidable energy on writing a trading room bodice ripper, a post-Lehman story of banking and bonking.