Case | HBS Case Collection | October 2012

Lin TV Corp

by David Scharfstein, Erik Stafford and Joel Heilprin

Abstract

This case considers the valuation of Lin TV, a publicly-traded company with 30 TV stations. The case highlights how a change in operating strategy can enhance the firm's value, and considers the effect of consolidation within the industry on firm value.

Keywords: valuation; Acquisitions; Synergy; broadcasting; Entertainment; Entertainment and Recreation Industry; North and Central America;

Citation:

Scharfstein, David, Erik Stafford, and Joel Heilprin. "Lin TV Corp." Harvard Business School Case 213-065, October 2012.