When practice cases become real life deals

This is not a question, but an observation.

A lot of people ask me if case interviews are based on real situations. And my answer is yes, that happens all the time - people interview based on real life experiences.

However, I found it quite amusing that a purely hypothetical case that existed for years, turned into a real deal recently.

I'm referring to the recent Burger King - Tim Hortons deal :
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/08/26/burger-king-tim…

It instantly reminded me of the Great Burger and Heavenly Donuts practice case on the McKinsey Website: http://www.mckinsey.com/locations/Knowledge_Network/How_Do_I_Apply/Inte…

Just wanted to share this with you folks :)

Comments (4)

Aug 28, 2014 - 6:39am
Marche, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I sincerely hope they manage to pull it off. U.S. MNC tax policy needs a kick in the nuts. :)

Aug 28, 2014 - 11:48am
wannabeaconsultant, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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