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Ivashina, Victoria;Costas, Ruth;Levindo, Pedro
Advent International, one of the world''s leading private equity firms, must decide whether to acquire Walmart''s subsidiary in Brazil or not. Although Walmart Brazil is losing cash at a rapid pace, Advent thinks it has a solid plan to recover the company''s finances. However, there are several execution risks associated with the deal and local analysts are skeptical about the possibility of a quick turnaround.
Decision making;Finance and investing;Mergers and acquisitions;Operations and supply chain management;Private equity;Risk management