Private Equity Case Study – Best Buy

In what is turning out to be the biggest Private Equity soap opera in years, the moves of the Best Buy founder and ex-Chairman, Richard Schulze, has shareholders wondering what the future holds.

The cover up of the CEO’s inappropriate relationship with one of his employees started a downward spiral for Best Buy and its stock price. The stock is now trading near 4 year lows.

The Deal

So, why is the founder trying to rally the private equity troops to buy the company?

What are the challenges they face?

What are the hurdles to getting a deal done?

Hear the Call

Listen in on the call between David Kochanek, publisher of Private Equity Jobs Digest, and Brian DeChesare, publisher of Mergers and Inquisitions, to learn about the drivers of this deal and the possibility of a successful turnaround.

 

WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS DEAL?

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THIS TRAINING SESSION

Join us on Oct 16 at 1:00 pm NYC time (10am Pacific) for our training session on the Best Buy Turnaround Valuation Case Study.

This session will take your valuation and case study skills to the next level. This will set you apart in job interviews and give you an advantage in your current position.

 

Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now

 

WHAT WILL BE COVERED

We are going to walk through both the quantitative and qualitative aspects of the Best Buy deal in a case study format.

Specifically, we will discuss:
* Is Best Buy’s core market growing or shrinking? What about its market share?
* Will the turnaround work? If so, what are 3 reasons why? If not, what are 3 reasons why not?
* What do you think the best turnaround strategy is?
* How does Best Buy stack up against Amazon and other online retailers? Can it compete? Will the competitive situation improve or get worse in the future?
* Could the founder even raise the debt financing (and equity financing) required for a deal of this size?
* Who could potentially buy Best Buy in the future when the PE firms go to sell it?

WHAT IS THE COST?

There is no charge for this training session.

WHO IS LEADING THE TRAINING?

We are pleased to have Brian DeChesare presenting this topic. An ex-investment banker, Brian is the creator of MergersandInquisitions.com and the training program Breaking into Wall Street.

BONUSES (for Registered Participants Only)

Exclusively for the participants who complete this session, we will provide the opportunity to win the following bonuses:
* One participant will receive full access to the complete Breaking into Wall Street Financial Modeling program (a $347 value!)
* Three participants will receive a Job Search Digest Premium subscription of his/her choice. (a total worth $237!)
* Four participants will receive a $50 Best Buy electronic gift card! (another $200 value!)

Be sure to register today and get ready to take your financial modeling skills to the next level!

Space is limited.


Reserve your Webinar seat now

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