Porter, being the largest shareholder, holds the greatest amount of bargaining power as he can be the deciding factor in who wins over Nicholson. The bargaining power that VLN has is relatively low compared to all other groups as they hold the least amount of shares at 14, Even though purchasing either or both companies will give operational and organizational advantages, there were high financial risks involved.
Currently, Cooper is focusing on building a hand tool business with a full product line that would use a common sales and distribution system and joint advertising. The amount needed from this group would be a total of 86, shares.Next, we have VLN which brings a competing offer to Nicholson and is the preferred company that Nicholson wants to merge with. Cooper industries case study OVERVIEW: Cooper Industries is a broadly diversified manufacturer of electrical and general industrial products, and energy related machinery and equipment. The major issues faced by the management of Cooper Industry are as following: 1. The different stockholders of Nicholson offered different offer in different form. Porter do not need to offer VLN i. Currently, Cooper is focusing on building a hand tool business with a full product line that would use a common sales and distribution system and joint advertising. There may be other companies requiring less adjustment, and maybe turned into profit centers in less time than Champion. In Porters case, his largest concern is that VLN might be the acquiring company and was unhappy of the fact that he would be receiving VLN preferred stock in exchange for his Nicholson stock. Cooper Industries was around years old and was mostly involved in the manufacturing of engines and compressors to facilitate the flow of natural gas through pipelines. Of course, this should only be the maximum amount that Cooper should pay to acquire Nicholson.
We believe this should be funded through an issuance of common stock to current stakeholders of Nicholson.
Their bargaining position is as below: H. However, Porter did not get enough stock to take over Nicholson.
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Company Background Auto Drive Company Auto-Drive Company is developing Auto-drive- an auto pilot technology installed in cars which makes it impossible for the car to run off the road or into another car. Mr Cooper, a senior trust officer at the Big City Trust Company sees that this auto-drive as the next big thing in technology and sees this as an opportunity to invest in such new technology.