Experienced entrepreneur Charles Damon held a “roll-up” of 1987-1994 in commercial aircraft interior products industry. Damon’s company STT Aerospace, used an industry-wide recession in the early 1990s by buying when asset prices were low. The success of the strategy was to be borne by the company’s growth and success in the market. However, the company was continuing its own problems, as the industry downturn. Critical decisions are made at the end of the cas … Read more »

Experienced entrepreneur Charles Damon held a “roll-up” of 1987-1994 in commercial aircraft interior products industry. Damon’s company STT Aerospace, used an industry-wide recession in the early 1990s by buying when asset prices were low. The success of the strategy was to be borne by the company’s growth and success in the market. However, the company was continuing its own problems, as the industry downturn. Critical decisions are to be made at the end of the case: 1) Whether STT should its acquisition strategy in the face of declining profits etc. 2) If the company should set the exercise price of options packages, a large part of compensation of employees;. 3) When should they invest in a breakthrough high-tech product
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Richard G. Hamermesh,
Jeremy B. Then
Source: Harvard Business School
20 pages.
Release Date: 14 December 1998. Prod #: 399056-PDF-ENG
STT Aerospace HBR case solution