BHP, an Australian mining company threatens to enter the potash mining industry through a hostile takeover of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan. Complication is the fact that the Canadian potash industry has a legal cartel in which the State Government has an interest operated. This case allows students BHP strategy in terms of value creation and value capture, as it relates to evaluate their existing investments in industry, and the opportunities and risks of alternatives … Read more »

BHP, an Australian mining company threatens to enter the potash mining industry through a hostile takeover of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan. Complication is the fact that the Canadian potash industry has a legal cartel in which the State Government has an interest operated. This case allows students BHP strategy in terms of value creation and value capture, as they assess their existing investments in industry, and the opportunities and risks of alternatives to BHP strategy concerns
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Thomas N Hubbard
Michael J Moore
Source: Kellogg School of Management
13 pages.
Release Date: 5th January 2012. Prod #: KEL647-PDF-ENG
BHP: Potash mining HBR case solution