Case | HBS Case Collection | July 1996 (Revised June 2001)

Atlantic Corporation-Abridged

by Thomas R. Piper

Abstract

A major paper company is considering acquiring the assets of a company that is threatened by a hostile takeover. The acquisition can be evaluated in terms of industry attractiveness, comparative advantage, and cash-flow analysis.

Keywords: Projects; Cash Flow; Interest Rates; Valuation; Mathematical Methods; Horizontal Integration; Acquisition; Competitive Advantage; Aerospace Industry;

Citation:

Piper, Thomas R. "Atlantic Corporation-Abridged." Harvard Business School Case 297-015, July 1996. (Revised June 2001.)