Sean Carr

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

Executive Director, Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation

P.O. Box 6550

Charlottesville, VA 22906-6550

United States

http://www.batteninstitute.org

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.
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Nike, Inc.: Cost of Capital

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1353
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 2,293 (4,221)

Abstract:

cost of capital, investment analysis, valuation

2.
Downloads 3,023 ( 2,684)

Warren E. Buffett, 2005

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1483
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 2,224 (4,458)

Abstract:

Cash flow, efficient markets, investment analysis, valuation

Warren E. Buffett, 2005

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1483
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 799 (23,264)

Abstract:

cash flow, efficient markets, investment analysis, valuation

3.
Downloads 2,208 ( 3,194)

The Financial Detective, 2005

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1486
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 2,208 (4,512)

Abstract:

financial ratios, strategy formulation

The Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company: Capital Structure, Valuation, and Cost of Capital

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1482
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 1,799 (6,435)

Abstract:

capital structure, leverage, ratio analysis

The Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company: Capital Structure, Valuation, and Cost of Capital

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1482
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 778 (24,157)

Abstract:

capital structure evaluation, leverage effects, ratio analysis

5.
Downloads 1,823 ( 4,648)

Teletech Corporation, 2005

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1485
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 1,823 (6,262)

Abstract:

WACC weighted average cost of capital, hurdle rate, rate of return

6.
Downloads 1,755 ( 4,799)

Gainesboro Machine Tools Corporation

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1489
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 1,755 (6,725)

Abstract:

dividend policy, share repurchases, corporate financial strategy financial markets policy, buybacks

7.
Downloads 2,132 ( 4,908)

Star River Electronics Ltd

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1361
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 1,817 (6,304)

Abstract:

capital investment, forecasting, ratio analysis

Star River Electronics Ltd

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1361
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 315 (77,001)

Abstract:

capital investment, forecasting, ratio analysis

The Battle for Value, 2004: Fedex Corp. Vs. United Parcel Service, Inc

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1484
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 903 (19,390)

Abstract:

corporate strategy financial analysis, ratio industry economic profit, EVA, economic value added, value creation

The Battle for Value, 2004: Fedex Corp. Vs. United Parcel Service, Inc

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1484
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 635 (32,083)

Abstract:

corporate strategy financial analysis, ratio industry economic profit, EVA, economic value added, value creation

9.
Downloads 1,529 ( 8,669)

Yeats Valves and Controls Inc

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1365
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 1,253 (11,720)

Abstract:

exchange ratio, bargaining and negotiating, valuation

Yeats Valves and Controls Inc

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1365
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 276 (89,397)

Abstract:

exchange ratio, bargaining and negotiating, valuation

10.
Downloads 1,500 ( 8,936)

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1479
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 1,178 (12,945)

Abstract:

financial statement analysis, financial reporting, economic value added (EVA), assessing financial health disclosure

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1479
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 322 (75,178)

Abstract:

financial statement analysis, financial reporting, economic value added (EVA), assessing financial health disclosure

11.
Downloads 1,382 ( 10,211)

An Introduction to Debt Policy and Value

Darden Case No. UVA-F-0811
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 1,119 (13,996)

Abstract:

debt policy, financial policy, leverage, liability management, tax issues

An Introduction to Debt Policy and Value

Darden Case No. UVA-F-0811
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 263 (94,207)

Abstract:

debt policy, financial policy, leverage, liability management, tax issues

12.
Downloads 357 ( 10,626)

The Investment Detective

Darden Case No. UVA-F-0813
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 357 (66,552)

Abstract:

capital budgeting, corporate finance, resource allocation, investment cash flow, valuation

Deutsche Bank Securities: Financing the Acquisition of Consolidated Supply S.A

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1494
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 862 (20,794)

Abstract:

leveraged acquisition, valuation, deal design, acquisition financing

Structuring Corporate Financial Policy: Diagnosis of Problems and Evaluation of Strategies

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1054
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 307 (79,255)

Abstract:

corporate financial policy, financial analysis, capital structure, strategic planning

15.
Downloads 1,109 ( 14,479)

Bill Miller and Value Trust

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1481
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 776 (24,258)

Abstract:

investing, efficient markets hypothesis, capital markets, investment performance, mutual funds

Bill Miller and Value Trust

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1481
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 333 (72,286)

Abstract:

investing, efficient markets hypothesis, capital markets, investment performance, mutual funds

Hershey Foods Corporation: Bitter Times in a Sweet Place

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1409
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 720 (26,996)

Abstract:

Mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, firm valuation, corporate governance, agency problem

Hershey Foods Corporation: Bitter Times in a Sweet Place

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1409
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Alcoa, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 341 (70,311)

Abstract:

Mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, firm valuation, corporate governance, agency problem

Palamon Capital Partners/Teamsystem S.P.A

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1331
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 642 (31,610)

Abstract:

private equity, valuation, discounted cash flow, multiples, leverage

Palamon Capital Partners/Teamsystem S.P.A

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1331
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 371 (63,599)

Abstract:

private equity, valuation, discounted cash flow, multiples, leverage

18.
Downloads 871 ( 20,858)

The Hilton-Itt Wars

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1217
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Startec Global Communications and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 641 (31,683)

Abstract:

decision analysis, mergers acquisitions, probability analysis, valuation

The Hilton-Itt Wars

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1217
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Startec Global Communications and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 230 (108,396)

Abstract:

decision analysis, mergers acquisitions, probability analysis, valuation

19.
Downloads 866 ( 21,040)

Primus Automation Division, 2002

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1487
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 614 (33,621)

Abstract:

leasing, lease financing, finance, debt financial innovation

Primus Automation Division, 2002

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1487
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 252 (98,560)

Abstract:

leasing, lease financing, finance, debt financial innovation

20.

Corning Inc.: Zero Coupon Convertible Debentures (a)

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1339
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 856 (18,042)

Abstract:

convertible bonds, option pricing theory, bond valuation

21.
Downloads 775 ( 24,701)

Purinex, Inc

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1491
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 684 (28,975)

Abstract:

investment analysis, capital budgeting, financing investment analysis venture capital, early-stage financing

Purinex, Inc

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1491
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 91 (236,143)

Abstract:

investment analysis, capital budgeting, financing investment analysis venture capital, early-stage financing

22.

Deluxe Corporation

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1492
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 729 (23,691)

Abstract:

debt financing, leverage, financial policy, cost of capital, financial flexibility, bond ratings

23.

Arcadian Microarray Technologies, Inc

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1496
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 723 (22,451)

Abstract:

terminal value, valuation, private equity, forecasting

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Downloads 684 ( 29,437)

Compass Records

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1488
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 461 (48,779)

Abstract:

discounted cash flow DCF capital investment, sensitivity analysis, real options

Compass Records

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1488
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 223 (111,752)

Abstract:

discounted cash flow DCF capital investment, sensitivity analysis, real options

War of the Handbags: The Takeover Battle for Gucci Group N.V

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1473
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 401 (57,995)

Abstract:

securities analysis, mergers acquisitions, discounted cash flow, Risk Return, Arbitrage analysis, stock dividends, stockholder relations, firm valuation

War of the Handbags: The Takeover Battle for Gucci Group N.V

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1473
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 194 (128,069)

Abstract:

securities analysis, mergers acquisitions, discounted cash flow, Risk Return, Arbitrage analysis, stock dividends, stockholder relations, firm valuation

26.

The Panic of 1907: Lessons Learned from the Market's Perfect Storm

Robert F. Bruner and Sean D. Carr, THE PANIC OF 1907: LESSONS FROM THE MARKET'S PERFECT STORM, New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2007
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Sep 2007
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 529 (37,826)
Citation 9

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General Electric's Proposed Acquisition of Honeywell

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1493
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 416 (44,911)

Abstract:

merger, acquisition, valuation, arbitrage

28.

Fedex Corp. Versus United Parcel Service of America, Inc.: Who Will Deliver Returns from China?

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1601
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 277 (80,895)

Abstract:

value creation stock price financial ratios

29.

The Panic of 1907

Darden Case No. UVA-G-0619
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 233 (62,070)
Citation 17

Abstract:

financial crisis, credit crunch

30.

Collective Action and the Financing of Innovation: Evidence from Crowdfunding

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 2450510
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Jun 2014
Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 198 (77,516)

Abstract:

Crowdfunding, Collective Action, Entrepreneurial Finance, Innovation

31.

Euro Takeover! 2005 (F) Eurolandbank A.G.

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1502
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Oct 2008
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 79 (246,535)

Abstract:

mergers and acquisitions, bargaining & negotiating, takeover defense

32.

Euro Takeover! 2005 (a) the Target: Hoogenfood N.V.

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1497
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Jun 2009
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 77 (244,726)

Abstract:

mergers and acquisitions, bargaining and negotiating, takeover defense

33.

Antecedents of Entrepreneurial Decision-Making: Prediction and Control Oriented Strategies

Darden Business School Working Paper No. 2431953
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 May 2014
Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - Centre d'Economie de la Sorbonne (CES) and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 74 (207,099)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, Uncertainty, Effectuation, Experimental economics, Theories of entrepreneurship

34.

Euro Takeover! 2005 (B) the Raider: Finance Mondiale S.A.

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1498
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Jun 2009
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 64 (276,720)

Abstract:

mergers and acquisitions, bargaining and negotiating, takeover defense

35.

Euro Takeover! 2005 (D) the White Knight: Alimentos Globales S.A.

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1500
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Jun 2009
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 61 (285,726)

Abstract:

mergers and acquisitions, bargaining and negotiating, takeover defense

36.

Euro Takeover! 2005 (C) the Lbo Sponsor: Lanza E Compagnia

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1499
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Jun 2009
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 55 (292,778)

Abstract:

mergers and acquisitions, bargaining and negotiating, takeover defense

37.

Euro Takeover! 2005 (E) Omnibank/Omnigroup Plc

Darden Case No. UVA-F-1501
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Jun 2009
affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 48 (321,799)

Abstract:

mergers and acquisitions, bargaining and negotiating, takeover defense

38.

Lessons from the Financial Crisis of 1907

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 115-124, Fall 2007
Posted: 19 Dec 2007
Robert F. Bruner and Sean Carr
University of Virginia - Darden School of Business and University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
Downloads 33 (380,829)
Citation 2

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