Case | HBS Case Collection | June 1987 (Revised September 1997)

Mebel, Doran & Co.

by Samuel L. Hayes III

Abstract

Puts the student in the position of a senior official of a major New York investment bank who discovers that information has leaked to the market on a confidential takeover plan that was being developed by a corporate client. The official has to decide how to deal with the situation. There are subsequent handouts that carry him to later points of additional information discovery.

Keywords: Ethics; Decision Choices and Conditions; Investment Banking; Mergers and Acquisitions; Crisis Management; Banking Industry; Financial Services Industry;

Citation:

Hayes, Samuel L., III. "Mebel, Doran & Co." Harvard Business School Case 287-001, June 1987. (Revised September 1997.)