Supplement | HBS Case Collection | March 2009 (Revised January 2010)

The Walt Disney Company and Pixar Inc.: To Acquire or Not to Acquire? An Update

by Juan Alcacer, David J. Collis and Mary Furey

Abstract

This four-page update to the case, "The Walt Disney Company and Pixar Inc.: To Acquire or Not to Acquire?" details the Walt Disney Company's acquisition of Pixar, including deal terms, executive appointments, and operating guidelines for the two studios.

Keywords: Mergers and Acquisitions; Managerial Roles; Negotiation Deal; Operations; Motion Pictures and Video Industry;

Citation:

Alcacer, Juan, David J. Collis, and Mary Furey. "The Walt Disney Company and Pixar Inc.: To Acquire or Not to Acquire? An Update." Harvard Business School Supplement 709-489, March 2009. (Revised January 2010.)