Case | HBS Case Collection | February 2001 (Revised March 2001)

Apax Partners and Dialog Semiconductor: March 1998

by G. Felda Hardymon, Josh Lerner, Antonio Alvarez-Cano and Borja Martinez


Apax Partners is considering a complex buyout of a semiconductor manufacturer. The firms must assess in a compressed timeframe the complex technological, financial, and operational risks that the proposed transaction poses.

Keywords: Market Transactions; Leveraged Buyouts; Restructuring; Time Management; Production; Risk Management; Financial Services Industry; Semiconductor Industry;


Hardymon, G. Felda, Josh Lerner, Antonio Alvarez-Cano, and Borja Martinez. "Apax Partners and Dialog Semiconductor: March 1998." Harvard Business School Case 201-044, February 2001. (Revised March 2001.)