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(Revised May 1999)
Describes Allen Lane's search for a business to buy. The case explores several failed attempts and the ethical, business, and tax issues that surround the acquisition business. Ends with a description of a new acquisition candidate, an independent valuation report of this business, and with Allen Lane preparing his bid.
Stevenson, Howard H., and Michael J. Roberts. "Allen Lane." Harvard Business School Case 384-077, September 1983. (Revised May 1999.)