Description: Just days ago, the fate of a 144-year-old American icon was being hashed out in a Pittsburgh conference room as executives spoke by phone to representatives of two global billionaires who went by the code names “Owl” and “Goose.”
Date: Feb 15, 2013
Questions for Discussions:
- Describe the finiancial structure of the deal.
- How does it differ from typical Berkshire structures?
- Why do you suppose this deal was structured in the way that it was?
- Is the $23 billion price fair?