New Star Energy 1

In this multimedia case, Scott Oldale, Vice President Exploration for New Star Energy in Calgary, Canada has an issue to resolved. Specifically he and his colleagues are dealing with determing the optimal timing of the sale of the corporation. New Star is a two year old, private entity sponsored company with a business plan to be sold within a two to five year period. Based on certain factors in the operating environment, they are investigating whether this is the optimal time to sell the company.

Interviewee

Scott Oldale

Company

Industry

Business Activity

New Star Energy Ltd. 

Oil and Gas

Mining and Quarrying

Headquarters

Calgary, Canada

Size

Small

Employees

25 to 500

$1 million to $25 million

Yearly Revenue

Private Company

Type of Entity

Subject

Strategy

Level of Difficulty

Easy

Enhance acquisition process knowledge

Teaching Objectives

Keywords

Acqusition Timing

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