Case | HBS Case Collection | March 1998 (Revised May 1998)

Argentina's YPF Sociedad Anonima (Abridged)

by Michael Y. Yoshino, Carin-Isabel Knoop and Cate Reavis

Abstract

Describes the privatization of YPF Sociedad Anonima and the company's dilemma of whether to acquire a troubled U.S. oil company as a way of becoming a global oil company.

Keywords: Mergers and Acquisitions; Globalization; Privatization;

Citation:

Yoshino, Michael Y., Carin-Isabel Knoop, and Cate Reavis. "Argentina's YPF Sociedad Anonima (Abridged)." Harvard Business School Case 398-064, March 1998. (Revised May 1998.)