Case | HBS Case Collection | March 1993

Clarion Optical Co.

by Michael J. Roberts and Howard H. Stevenson


Focuses on two individuals' attempts to purchase Clarion Optical Co. Forces students to consider alternative proposals for financing the purchase; generate pro forma cash flows to assess the feasibility of these proposals; estimate the sources and magnitude of financial return to each of the involved parties; and assess the advantages and disadvantages of the proposals. A rewritten version of an earlier case.

Keywords: Leveraged Buyouts; Financing and Loans; Investment Return; Cash Flow; Forecasting and Prediction;


Roberts, Michael J., and Howard H. Stevenson. "Clarion Optical Co." Harvard Business School Case 393-116, March 1993.