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Case Studies by Nikhil Malik

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published: 26 May 2015

  • Topic: Entrepreneurship
  • Industry: Activities of venture and development capital companies
  • Region: Europe

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Abstract:
In 2004, BC Partners is considering an investment in Amadeus, a major IT player in the global airlines and travel industry. In order to win in a very competitive auction BC Partners needs to evaluate two distinct business strategies as to their risk-return profile and impact on financing structure.

Pedagogical Objectives:
To evaluate different strategic options in an investment target and how they impact bidding structure and drive returns later on. Discuss how PE firms can position themselves in a competitive M&A process.

Keywords:
Buyout, Travel Industry, Repositioning, Delisting, Lbo, Airlines, Take Private, Leverage, Corporate Governance, Value Creation, Strategy and Implementation, Gpei, Gpei-Case

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