Case | HBS Case Collection | August 2010 (Revised March 2012)

The Dow Acquisition of Rohm and Haas (A)

by Jay W. Lorsch and Melissa Barton


The Rohm and Haas Board decided how to move forward after its largest shareholder chose to sell all of its shares in the company.

Keywords: Governing and Advisory Boards; Leadership; Management Teams; Ownership Stake; Business and Shareholder Relations; Chemical Industry;


Lorsch, Jay W., and Melissa Barton. "The Dow Acquisition of Rohm and Haas (A)." Harvard Business School Case 411-001, August 2010. (Revised March 2012.)