Case | HBS Case Collection | June 1990 (Revised August 1995)

RJR Nabisco--1990

by Andre F. Perold


Describes the situation facing RJR Nabisco one year after the leveraged buyout by Kohlberg Kravis and Roberts. A vehicle for analyzing the financial restructuring of a highly leveraged, but operationally healthy, company.

Keywords: Leveraged Buyouts; Restructuring; Financial Strategy; Problems and Challenges;


Perold, Andre F. "RJR Nabisco--1990." Harvard Business School Case 290-021, June 1990. (Revised August 1995.)