Case | HBS Case Collection | July 1990 (Revised October 1992)

Consolidated Equipment Co.

by Samuel L. Hayes III


A mature company seeks to rejuvenate itself with internal R&D and external acquisitions. It has developed a DCK model for analyzing the value of a proposed acquisition. A rewritten version of an earlier case by J.K. Butters.

Keywords: Organizational Change and Adaptation; Valuation; Business Growth and Maturation; Research and Development; Acquisition; Capital Budgeting;


Hayes, Samuel L., III. "Consolidated Equipment Co." Harvard Business School Case 291-007, July 1990. (Revised October 1992.)