This is a two-part case which examines the events that led to CEO Michael Dell’s decision to bring his company private in 2013.
Was the supremacy of the once undisputed leader in the financial information industry being challenged in 2013 by new, less expensive ways of communicating with the investment community?
Would the 2001 reorganization of Reuters secure the company's future success?
Should M&G stick with the original plan to simply act as a licensor or take a more active role in the biofuel marketplace?
In 2006, 1-800 CONTACT struck a deal with the private equity firm Fenway Partners to go from public to private—how did this deal benefit both parties?
What criteria should the female founders of a New York City e-tailer startup use when selecting an investment partner?
Should the founders of a tech startup re-structure their convertible debt agreement?
How will the top management team at a Paris-based confectioner allocate a predetermined capital expenditure budget over several prospective projects?
How should a newly hired CEO lead his company’s transition to the next phase of ownership and capital structure five years after the execution of a leveraged buyout?