Supplement | HBS Case Collection | March 2007 (Revised December 2007)

Parmalat Uruguay (B)

by Paul W. Marshall and Gustavo A. Herrero


Three young MBAs create a partnership to acquire the assets of Parmalat in Uruguay. Focuses on their analysis prior to submitting a bid and their plan for improving the operations once their bid is accepted. In addition to improving operations, they must negotiate with creditors to reduce the debt burden on the company.

Keywords: Mergers and Acquisitions; Partners and Partnerships; Bids and Bidding; Borrowing and Debt; Performance Improvement; Planning; Uruguay;


Marshall, Paul W., and Gustavo A. Herrero. "Parmalat Uruguay (B)." Harvard Business School Supplement 807-119, March 2007. (Revised December 2007.)