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Description:  HP lost $8.8 billion on acquisition gone bad. Are high-priced consultants and accountants like KPMG and Deloitte to blame?


Date: Nov 21, 2012


Questions for Discussions:

  • Who is at fault for this situation?
  • What does this report say about the value of consultants and their effort at due diligence?
  • What is the lesson for management to learn when engaging in mergers or acquisitions?

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