Corporate Governance

Payout Policy at eBay Inc.

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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.
Bibliographic citation: SACCHETTO, S., VERGARA ALERT, C. (2020). Payout Policy at eBay Inc.. Activist Investor Asks for Change. IESE, F-960-E.
Date: 01/09/2020
Author(s): Stefano Sacchetto; Carles Vergara
Document type: Case
Department: Financial Management
Languages: English
Year of the events: 2019