Case | HBS Case Collection | July 1999

Corbin Motors

by John A. Davis


Explores the raising of capital to finance the growth of a spinoff business from Corbin-Pacific, a leader in motorcycle accessories. Also explores whether the culture of Corbin-Pacific can be infused in this new but very different kind of business. Finally, it asks the question of the appropriateness of continuing family control of this company.

Keywords: Family Business; Capital; Governance Controls; Organizational Culture; Problems and Challenges;


Davis, John A. "Corbin Motors." Harvard Business School Case 800-023, July 1999.