About the Author
ROBERT F. BRUNER is Distinguished Professor of Business Administration at the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia. He teaches the course "Mergers and Acquisitions" in Darden's MBA program, and is the faculty director of Darden's executive education program, "Mergers and Acquisitions." Bruner is the author or coauthor of over 400 case studies and notes, as well as Case Studies in Finance: Managing for Corporate Value Creation—now in its fourth edition. His latest book, Applied Mergers and Acquisitions, was recently published by Wiley. Bruner has served as a consultant to over twenty corporations and the U.S. Government, and prior to his academic career, he worked as a commercial banker and venture capitalist. Bruner holds a BA from Yale University, and an MBA and DBA from Harvard University.