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In a Pickle: Barclays Capital and the Sale of Del Monte Foods (C)

 John Coates, Clayton Rose, and David Lane  
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HLS 12-06
3 pages
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October 5, 2011


Supplements the (A) and (B) cases with the court remedy ordered by Vice Chancellor Laster and the outcome of the KKR bid for Del Monte.   

Learning Objectives

The case encourages participants to explore the practical consequences of legal review of public company buyouts, the legal duties of investment banks to their clients, and the potential conflicts of interest faced by boards, managers, and investment banks in such transactions.

Subjects Covered

Mergers & Acquisitions, Shareholder Lawsuits, Conflicts of Interest, Corporate and Securities Law, Ethics


Geographic: United States

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods

Event Year Begin: 2010

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