Loblaw Companies Limited - Acquiring Shoppers Drug Mart
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The equity analyst for a large investment bank is in the process of evaluating a potential takeover of Shoppers Drug Mart, Canada’s largest drugstore retailer, by Loblaw Companies Limited, Canada’s largest grocery retailer. Rumours of the takeover have been circulating for some time, and the analyst wants to provide her buy-side clients with both her comments on the proposed transaction and her assessment of a reasonable offering price.
- How to assess the strategic implications of an acquisition including the challenges of implementation.
- How to value an acquisition target employing the discounted cash flow method and the comparables method.
- The factors to consider when choosing the method of financing an acquisition.
Canada, Large, 2013
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