Eddie Bauer (B)

Posted: 5 Sep 2009

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Paul M. Healy

Harvard Business School; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Sharon P. Katz

INSEAD

Aldo Sesia

Harvard Business School

Date Written: August 24, 2009

Abstract

In February 2007, shareholders of Eddie Bauer, the specialty apparel retailer, were scheduled to vote on management's proposed sale of the company to two private equity firms. More than 50% of outstanding shares in Eddie Bauer needed to be voted in favor of the deal for it to be finalized. Shareholders needed to decide whether to vote for or against the proposed sale, which was fully endorsed by the board of Eddie Bauer.

JEL Classification: A20, C93

Suggested Citation

Healy, Paul M. and Katz, Sharon P. and Sesia, Aldo, Eddie Bauer (B) (August 24, 2009). HBS Case No. 110-009; Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1467613

Paul M. Healy (Contact Author)

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Sharon P. Katz

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Aldo Sesia

Harvard Business School ( email )

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