Solved: Hp-Compaq Merger Case Study

Please answer the following two questions 1.What is your assessment of the role played by third parties (consultants, investment bankers, analysts, and institutional investors) in this deal? (separately assess the role play by each third parties during this combination) 2.Do you see any potential conflicts of interests that would influence these third parties that may not be in the best interests of the HP stockholders? Explain. Feel free to refer any exhibit provided in the case if it is useful to the analysis and cite any useful resource.