Payout Policy at eBay Inc.: Activist Investor Asks for Change

  • Reference: F-960-E

  • Year: 2019

  • Geographic Setting: Estados Unidos

  • Publication Date: Sep 16, 2020

  • Source: IESE (España)

  • Type of Document: Case

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The case discusses the restructuring proposal made by Elliott Management, an activist fund, to eBay Inc., an e-commerce company. The focus is on the proposed changes in the dividend payments and share repurchases of the firm. The case allows for a discussion payout policy and to introduces students to the strategies and goals of activist investors.


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