Case Study

Biocast (B): All’s well that ends well or losing the entire investment?

3 pages
December 2006
Reference: IMD-3-1637

The private equity investor faces several dilemmas when he tried to navigate through conflicts on the board of an investment portfolio company. He has to decide how to really add value or cut losses. Several factors complexify his decision-making process. The B case moves beyond the dilemmas presented in the A case and poses a new set of challenges.

Learning Objective

This case prepares current and future board members and private equity investors in order to better manage conflicts at the board level. Corporate governance clearly moves beyond a rational decision-making process and conflicts inevitably occur and need to be managed.

Private Equity Investment, Private Equity
Field Research
© 2005
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