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(Revised June 2005)
Raises issues about how the nature and function of a board changes as its company moves from ownership by its employees (including the founder) to ownership by a private equity firm, Hellman & Friedman, to public ownership. Teaching Purpose: To consider changes in board membership, board duties, and board responsibilities. A rewritten version of an earlier case.
Keywords: Private Equity;
Governing and Advisory Boards;
Lorsch, Jay W., and Ashley Robertson. "Digitas (A)." Harvard Business School Case 405-023, July 2004. (Revised June 2005.)