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

The Dow Acquisition of Rohm and Haas (E)

by Jay W. Lorsch and Melissa Barton


Dow completed the acquisition of Rohm and Haas and escaped a battle in a Delaware courtroom

Keywords: Mergers and Acquisitions; Legal Liability; Managerial Roles; Complexity;


Lorsch, Jay W., and Melissa Barton. "The Dow Acquisition of Rohm and Haas (E)." Harvard Business School Supplement 411-005, August 2010. (Revised March 2012.)