Aurora Capital Group - Douglas Dynamics
Aurora Capital, a US Private Equity firm, contemplates whether to acquire Douglas Dynamics, the leading US maker of snow plows. Does a business that is highly dependent on the weather, and is seasonal, make a good LBO candidate? This case provides a good introduction to the LBO business. What are the characteristics of a successful LBO? And how do successful PE firms create value by acquiring such companies?
- 2008 HBS
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