Louis Robert (C): July 1995

Published 31 Dec 1995
Reference 4450
Region Europe
Summary

In mid 1993, Louis Robert, a recent INSEAD graduate with significant consulting experience but limited financial resources, begins the search for a company to acquire. The case describes the search process and focuses on one opportunity, the Carter-Presser Company.

Teaching objectives

The case is designed to expose students to the problems of deal search and opportunity recognition phases of the entrepreneurial process.

Keywords
  • Structure
  • Financing
  • Holding
  • Leverage
  • Entrepreneurship