Unified Dental Care

Unified Dental Care

By
David Dodson, Mitchel Scott
2020|Case No.E730| Length 8 pgs.

The Unified Dental Care case follows search fund leaders Jason Jackson and Olaide Lawal as they evaluate whether or not to acquire Unified Dental Care, a mid-sized dental practice in Detroit. The case addresses managing audits, accounting issues, and other issues of trust with a seller, as well as handling communications with a search fund board of investors.

Learning Objective

Students will discuss lessons in evaluating entrepreneurial acquisition targets, managing seller and investor relationships, and structuring transactions to minimize risk to the acquirer. Class will explore the issues of seller trust, effective diligence, and leveraging investors as a resource during the diligence process.

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