A Scandal Strategy for Corporate Restructuring?

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BombardierHow do you restructure a company? This article describes established strategies, from corporate takeovers in the 80s to pre-pack sales at the beginning of this century. Against this background, it claims that a new (potentially disruptive) trend is emerging from cases like Bombardier and Mitsubishi. This trend is represented by fire-acquisitions after the target company has been hit by a corporate scandal which has significantly depressed its market value (‘scandal strategy for corporate restructuring’).

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