Sarah Rowell and Scott Mackenzie

By David Dodson, Scott Mitchel
2020 | Case No. E734 | Length 7 pgs.
The Rowell & Mackenzie case follows husband-and-wife executives Sarah Rowell and Scott Mackenzie as they weigh the decision whether or not to embark on a search fund. The case addresses the potential benefits and drawbacks of the search fund experience including financial outcomes, lifestyle impact, alternatives, and career trajectory.

Learning Objective

Students will discuss the process of evaluating whether or not a search fund makes sense for their career, life stage, personal goals. Class will explore the benefits and potential drawbacks of search funds as Rowell and Mackenzie evaluated them, as well as additional areas of concern for students in the classroom.
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