Ultimate Fighting Championship: License to Operate (B)

Posted: 7 May 2012

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George Serafeim

Harvard Business School

Kyle Welch

George Washington University; George Washington University - Department of Accountancy

Date Written: February 1, 2012

Abstract

The case describes the financial performance and business development of UFC after the change in ownership that happened in 2000, until 2004, when the owners are considering exiting the business.

Learning Objective: The importance of the license to operate for the sustainability of the corporation. The impact of regulation, social expectations and the role of the state in corporate performance.

Suggested Citation

Serafeim, George and Welch, Kyle, Ultimate Fighting Championship: License to Operate (B) (February 1, 2012). Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit Case No. 112-081, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2053318

George Serafeim (Contact Author)

Harvard Business School ( email )

Boston, MA 02163
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/profile.aspx?facId=15705

Kyle Welch

George Washington University ( email )

School of Business and Public Management
Washington, DC 20052
United States

HOME PAGE: http://https://business.gwu.edu/kyle-welch

George Washington University - Department of Accountancy ( email )

School of Business and Public Management
Washington, DC 20052
United States

HOME PAGE: http://https://business.gwu.edu/kyle-welch

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