Doug Cook, a MBA graduate, was wrestling with one of the most important professional decisions of his life: Which of the three seemingly promising companies he should acquire? Each acquisition was a viable option, and everyone had a successful business. However, cook, had many disturbing stories of other entrepreneurs go through this process belongs. He realized that by that time the largest purchase he had made in his life, a $ 250,000 condo in downtown Chicag … was Read more »

Doug Cook, a MBA graduate, was wrestling with one of the most important professional decisions of his life: Which of the three seemingly promising companies he should acquire? Each acquisition was a viable option, and everyone had a successful business. However, cook, had many disturbing stories of other entrepreneurs go through this process belongs. He realized that by that time the largest purchase he had made in his life, a $ 250,000 condo in downtown Chicago was. The acquisition of this company would be a financial and personal commitment greater than anything he had ever tried. He was a window of opportunity has closed. If he did not act, he could find themselves in the corporate world forever. Koch began by. A personal list of criteria for adoption, then researching online and media sources for businesses for sale Frustrated with the process, he hired a business broker. With the help of brokers cooking found three promising candidates from which to choose: Luxury Tassels, Inc.; Feldco Windows and Doors, Inc. and Coyote Consulting Company. The (A) case includes profit and loss statements, pro forma projections, budgets, organizational charts, and for any company, in addition to financial analysis Cooks and evaluation of their respective companies. (B) indicates the intent that the chef owner of the company he has chosen. Ultimately, he has to buy the company, and in the (C) case examining cook ways to grow its newly acquired company.
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Steven Rogers,
Scott T. Whitaker
Source: Kellogg School of Management
23 pages.
Release Date: 03 August 2010. Prod #: KEL484-PDF-ENG
Doug Cook: acquisition of a company (A) HBR case solution

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