Top 50 Bestselling Case Authors 2020/21: No. 45

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No. 45 - Sean D Carr

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Reference no. UVA-F-1353

This case offers an introduction to the weighted average cost of capital (WACC). Although the case already provides a WACC calculation, it has been intentionally designed to mislead students. Their task is to identify and explain the 'mistakes' in the analysis which are designed to highlight concepts often misunderstood by students.

Reference no. UVA-F-1483

In May 2005, Warren Buffett, the Chair and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., announced that MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, would acquire the electric utility PacifiCorp. What did Buffett's offer say about his valuation of PacifiCorp? And would Berkshire's acquisition of PacifiCorp prove to be a success?

Reference no. UVA-F-1493

On 1 March 2001, Jessica Gallinelli, Managing Director of Bancroft Capital Management, heard surprising and somewhat disturbing news about the proposed bid by General Electric Company (GE) for Honeywell International Inc. Despite recent public assurances about the deal from GE'S Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), John F ''Jack'' Welch Jr, the antitrust regulatory authority of the European Commission (EC) announced it had initiated a review of the proposed merger. Gallinelli, whose fund owned a large stake in Honeywell, considered this major development and wondered whether Bancroft should alter its investment.

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