Case | HBS Case Collection | February 2006 (Revised September 2006)

Tad O'Malley: June 2005

by G. Felda Hardymon, Josh Lerner and Ann Leamon


Tad O'Malley, a new associate at Empire Investment Group, a top-tier leveraged buyout firm, must evaluate three different deals and recommend which should receive additional resources for further investigation. He must consider the specifics of each company and each deal as well as the resources or restrictions of the firm's offices that would handle the project.

Keywords: Negotiation Deal; Resource Allocation; Private Equity; Projects; Management Analysis, Tools, and Techniques; Performance Evaluation; Leveraged Buyouts;


Hardymon, G. Felda, Josh Lerner, and Ann Leamon. "Tad O'Malley: June 2005." Harvard Business School Case 806-078, February 2006. (Revised September 2006.)