Case | HBS Case Collection | February 2011 (Revised June 2013)

Businesses for Sale by Briggs Capital, 2010

by Richard S. Ruback and Royce Yudkoff

Abstract

Briggs Capital was a regional mergers and acquisitions advisory firm that helped owners to sell their small firms. The case presents a company that was for sale in the fall of 2010—a troubled manufacturer of post and beam style homes and log homes. Using the actual information that was available to potential buyers, students evaluate the potential acquisition.

Keywords: Mergers and Acquisitions; Business Exit or Shutdown; Entrepreneurship; Financial Condition; Investment; Financial Services Industry; Boston;

Citation:

Ruback, Richard S., and Royce Yudkoff. "Businesses for Sale by Briggs Capital, 2010." Harvard Business School Case 211-088, February 2011. (Revised June 2013.)