The Wesfarmers way (B)
Case Study

The Wesfarmers way (B)

5 pages
July 2019
Reference: IMD-7-2086

Continuation of Case A

Learning Objective

With the use of a comprehensive example, the case provides ways in which the success of acquisitions can be judged combining operational, financial and strategic objectives. It assists the student critically evaluate acquisitions and how value is created. It also stresses the importance of having strict disciplines when undertaking acquisitions which are inherently risky. Appreciation of management models for running diversified corporations.

Keywords
Finance, Acquisition, Public Company, Risk Management, Behavioral Finance
Settings
Australia
Wesfarmers, Retail
April 2007 to February 2018
Type
Published Sources
Copyright
© IMD 2019
Language
English
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