THis case is aboutÂ ECONOMY
PUBLICATION DATE: October 21, 1999
Argentina’s YPF Sociedad Anonima (E): A New EraÂ Case Solution
During June 1999, Spain’s former state-owned oil giant Repsol, acquired 97% of YPF, despite the prevalent opposition from YPF management.
The case highlights concerns expressed by industry analysts on the bargain and describes the standing of both companies at the time of the acquisition.