A managing partner of Pacific Community Ventures, a San Francisco-based private equity fund had to decide by the end of the week if he wanted to invest in Galaxy Desserts, a Bay Area manufacturer of premium bakery products. PCV was a private equity firm that a “double-bottom-line” approach, took a two-pronged objective of providing both financial and social returns.

A managing partner of Pacific Community Ventures, a San Francisco-based private equity fund had to decide by the end of the week if he wanted to invest in Galaxy Desserts, a Bay Area manufacturer of premium bakery products. PCV was a private equity firm that took a “double-bottom-line” approach, a two-pronged objective of providing financial and social returns.
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Gregory B Fairchild,
Matthew Innamorati, R
Source: Darden School of Business
23 pages.
Release Date: 6 December 2011. Prod #: UV5330-PDF-ENG
Pacific Community Ventures & Galaxy Desserts: Community Development through Private Equity Investing HBR case solution

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