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Alcan (B): Reacting to the Alcoa Offer
Product Number:
9B09N024
Publication Date:
12/08/2009
Length:
12 pages (4 pages of text)
Product Type:
Case (Field)
Source:
Ivey
In May 2007, aluminum giant Alcoa announced its intentions to perform a hostile takeover of Alcan. Case B is set at this point and before Rio Tinto was in a position to announce its own offer. Students are asked to perform valuations of Alcan to determine the premium offered by Alcoa, consider the strategies Alcan can employ, and supply the suggestions Alcan managers should provide shareholders.
Learning Objective:
The teaching objectives are: 1) To explore the options open to the management of a takeover target 2) To estimate the value of a takeover target (including synergies) and determine whether to accept the offer on the table 3) To explore the qualitative and quantitative issues surrounding bidding competition.
Issues:
Disciplines:
Finance,  International
Industries:
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Setting:
Canada;Global, Large, 2007
Intended Audience:
Undergraduate/MBA
Price:
$5.30 CAD / $5.00 USD Printed Copy
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Permissions
$4.50 CAD / $4.25 USD Digital Download
Associated Materials
Use With: 9B09M071 (18 pages)
Supplements: 7B09N024 (286 KB)
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