Ivey Publishing
Loblaw Companies Limited - Acquiring Shoppers Drug Mart
Product Number:
9B15N006
Publication Date:
05/06/2015
Revised Date:
06/30/2015
Length:
12 pages (7 pages of text)
Product Type:
Case (Library)
Source:
Ivey
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.
Learning Objective:
  • 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.
    Issues:
    Disciplines:
    Finance
    Industries:
    Retail Trade
    Setting:
    Canada, Large, 2013
    Intended Audience:
    Undergraduate
    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
    Supplements: 7B15N006 (97 KB)
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