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12/509RN Future of China・s Manufacturing: The Woes & Triumphs

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy, Finance & Investments
Length: 26 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2012

Driving China's rapid economic growth were the country's exports, valued at US$1,897 billion in 2011, a solid 26% of the country's gross domestic product ("GDP"). Between 2001 and 2011, China's GDP ha...

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Ali Farhoomand
Josephine Lau
06/280RN Macau Gaming Revenues are out of Sight

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 22 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2006

"Macau Gaming Revenues Are Out of Sight" is a research note that focuses on myriad changes in Macau's gaming industry since gambling was first legalised in 1847. It shows how different governments in ...

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Ali Farhoomand
Debra Martin
05/260RN Cyberport: Realisation of an IT Park through a Public-Private Partnership

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy, Finance & Investments
Length: 15 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2005

As Hong Kong emerged from the Asian recession in March 1999, a landmark real estate development was announced. The US$2 billion development known as "Cyberport" was intended to create a strategic clus...

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Ali Farhoomand
Jeroen van den Berg
05/240RN The New Macau Concept: From Gaming to Total Economic Development

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy, Finance & Investments
Length: 34 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2005

In late 2004, Macau, a gaming and tourism Mecca in Asia, caught the attention of investors and casino operators around the world. From a wider perspective, the city's new casinos and resort projects a...

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Frederik Pretorius
Mary Ho
15/564C Just Dial・s IPO

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 22 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2015

Just Dial was the largest phone and internet-based local search provider in India. The company started providing services in 1996, but the revenues of the company shot up in 2004 with the penetration ...

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Shailendra Kumar Rai
Shelly Singhal
14/543C IFCI: Turning Around an Ailing Financial Institution

Functional Area: Accounting & Control, Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 22 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2014

By 2004, the Industrial Finance Corporation of India (:IFCI;) is on the verge of collapse; its profitability has become negative. Non-performing assets (:NPAs;) have reached their peak, and the compan...

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Shailendra Kumar Rai
C.P. Gupta
14/538C Saizeriya and the Use of Foreign Currency Coupon Swaps: Was This for Hedging or Speculation?

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 38 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2014

Ever since Yasuhiko Shogaki took over Saizeriya Co., Ltd. (Saizeriya) in 1968, the restaurant had aimed to provide healthy and tasty Italian meals at affordable prices for everyone.<br><br> On 9 Decem...

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Mitsuru Misawa
13/532C Bank of Japan (2): The Meeting on April 4, 2013 (Doubling Japan・s Monetary Base Via Government Bond Purchases)

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy, Finance & Investments
Length: 18 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2013

Shinzo Abe, the current prime minister of Japan, has been promoting various economic stimulus measuresXdubbed :Abenomics;Xsince taking office in December 2012. So far, his relentless pressure on the B...

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Mitsuru Misawa
13/528C Tencent: Expanding from China to the World

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 27 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2013

China, an internet walled garden, has offered opportunities to its home-bred companies to thrive. These local internet companies, which earned their initial success mostly by cloning their Western cou...

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Nikhil Celly
W. H. Lo
13/526C The Tale of Two Peregrines

Functional Area: Accounting & Control, Finance & Investments
Length: 29 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2013

Founded in 1980, Peregrine Financial Group, Inc. (:PFG;) was incorporated in 1992 as a futures commission merchant in the USA and officially registered with the National Futures Association, specializ...

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Amy Lau
Agnes K Y Tai
12/519C Fullness Christian Social Enterprise LimitedXOffering a Right Path to Deviant Youth in Hong Kong

Functional Area: Accounting & Control, Finance & Investments, Social Enterprises & Ethics, Strategy & General Management
Length: 22 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2012

In 2008, Fullness Christian Social Enterprise Limited (:FCSE;) was established as a commercial-based subsidiary of Fullness Christian Vocational Training Centre, a locally registered charitable organi...

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Sammy Fung
Ted Kwan
Boby Shiu
12/512C Licensing Arrangement or Joint Venture (4): An Ex Post Case Study of Tokyo Disneyland

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 20 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2012

In the late 1970s, Walt Disney Corporation sought to expand its enterprise to Japan. Oriental Land Corp, which represented the Japanese side of the negotiations, and Walt Disney had to decide on a lic...

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Mitsuru Misawa
11/496C INTELFRA Ltd.: Pricing Telecom Infrastructure in a Monopolistic Market

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 18 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2011

Indian Telecom Infrastructure Ltd. (INTELFRA) is about to develop the proprietary basic infrastructure and deliver that infrastructure on demand to the customers in Lake East, India. Using the Telecom...

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Ashok Banerjee
Debashis Saha
Indranil Bose
Minyi Huang
11/491C Ho Chi Minh Securities Corporation: Seeking Competitive Advantage in Vietnam・s Evolving Financial Sector

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 29 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2011

Ho Chi Minh Securities Corporation (HSC) was established in April of 2003. At the time, it was the 11th securities company to be founded in the Vietnam. From the outset, HSC provided a full range of s...

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Luan Nguyen
Michael J. Fratantuono
10/467C Financial System Security: Harshad Mehta and the Billion-Dollar Scam

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 12 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2010

Harshad Metha was the architects of India's largest ever financial services industry scam. He successfully exploited the deficiencies in the microstructure of the Indian financial system to siphon mon...

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Preeti Goyal
Sanjay Dhamija
09/458C Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Limited (B): Lease vs. Buy Decision

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 10 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2010

In order to protect its operation from 2007 onwards, Dragonair needed to replace a spare engine that was deemed beyond economic repair back in late 2002. Three options were available to address this n...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Andrew Lee
09/457C Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Limited (A): Determining the Cost of Capital

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 6 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2010

In early 2006, a taskforce at the Hong Kong Dragon Airlines ("Dragonair") was formed to evaluate alternative ways to replace a spare engine. The potential options were to either purchase the engine ou...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Andrew Lee
12/454C Tokyo Disneyland (3): New Pricing Policy Needed for Sluggish Demand

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Marketing, Strategy & General Management
Length: 17 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2012

On 9 May 2005, Oriental Land Co, Ltd ("OL") announced changes in the company's top management. They were feeling the heat not only from the humid weather in Tokyo in the rainy season but also as a res...

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Mitsuru Misawa
09/448C Pacific Century CyberWorks: The Road to Privatisation

Functional Area: Accounting & Control, Finance & Investments
Length: 15 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2009

In November 2008, Pacific Century CyberWorks (:PCCW;), a telecommunications giant in Hong Kong, became the subject of a privatisation proposal. The proposed buyback of minority shares was offered by P...

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Hung-gay Fung
Gerald Yong Gao
Jot Yau
Zeba Khan
09/445C Ping An's Overseas Expansion: Financial Uncertainties and Risk Management

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 24 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2009

By 2007, China's Ping An Insurance Co. ("Ping An") had grown into the second-largest life insurer in China. Its goal was to become a universal financial services provider by expanding into asset manag...

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Hung-gay Fung
Gerald Yong Gao
Andrew S. Li
08/401C Merrill Lynch・s Asset Write-Down

Functional Area: Accounting & Control, Finance & Investments
Length: 22 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2008

Since late 2003, Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc ("Merrill Lynch") had become the world's largest underwriter of collateralised debt obligations ("CDOs"). The assets of CDOs comprised some of the riskiest tr...

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Yanling Guan
Mary Ho
09/399C Softbank・s New Strategy: The Largest LBO in Japan

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 22 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2009

On 17 March 2006, Japanese Internet company Softbank Corp announced that it had reached a final agreement with British cellular phone giant Vodafone Group Plc to buy its Japanese unit, Vodafone K.K. f...

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Mitsuru Misawa
08/383C Minsheng Bank: Penetrating the US market through Acquisition

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 18 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2008

Founded in 1996, China Minsheng Banking Corporation Limited ("Minsheng") was the first private commercial bank in China. By 2006, Minsheng had acquired almost US$130 billion in total assets and establ...

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Hung-gay Fung
Jiangyong Lu
Gerald Yong Gao
Ricky Lai
08/378C J-COM: Share-Trade Irregularities on the Day of IPO

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 13 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2008

8 December 2005 was a very special day for J-Com Co. Ltd's ("J-Com") as this was the day the company would be listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange ("TSE"). However, when a sell order for more than 40 ti...

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Mitsuru Misawa
07/362C World Co. Ltd, Japan: Why Go Private?

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 19 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2008

Early 2005 saw the first hostile takeover in Japan. Financed by foreign capital, the takeover startled Japan's traditional business establishments who now feared that the threat of hostile takeovers h...

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Mitsuru Misawa
07/345C The AIA-JF Green Fund: Differentiation in the Funds Market

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Marketing
Length: 34 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2007

The Mandatory Provident Fund ("MPF") was established in December 2000 in Hong Kong to provide a formal, government-supervised retirement protection vehicle for the local population. As a major MPF ser...

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Ricky Chan
Amy Tang
07/335C Politics, Institutions and Project Finance: The Dabhol Power Project

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 13 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2008

This case reviews the development and financing of the Dabhol power plant in India's Maharashtra state. This project was controversial from inception for three main reasons: the promoter (the now def...

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Frederik Pretorius
Paul Lejot
Grace Loo
09/334C Public Private Partnership: London Underground Limited

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Production & Operations Management, Strategy & General Management
Length: 21 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2009

In 2007, Hong Kong MTR Corporation Limited (MTRC) was offered a 20% stake in Metronet Rail (Metronet), one of the two private sector engineering consortia contracted to run and maintain the London Und...

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Frederik Pretorius
Alison Bate
07/333C Las Vegas Sands Corporation: Betting on Growth

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 29 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2007

In May 2004, Las Vegas Sands Corp. became the first to open a Western-style casino in the Chinese enclave of Macau. Run and owned in majority by Sheldon Adelson, Nevada based Las Vegas Sands Corp. had...

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Frederik Pretorius
Jeroen van den Berg
07/331C Refinancing the Western Harbour Crossing, Hong Kong

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 37 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2007

This case deals with the operational phase of a privately operated urban infrastructure project, Hong Kong's Western Harbour Crossing. This is a tolled road tunnel from West Kowloon to Sai Ying Pun on...

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Frederik Pretorius
Mary Ho
07/324C Infrastructure Finance: The Sydney Cross City Tunnel

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 38 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2007

This case explores events surrounding the development of the Sydney Cross City Tunnel, an innovative infrastructure project developed by the New South Wales government in Australia in conjunction with...

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Frederik Pretorius
Mary Ho
06/302C OSG Corporation: Risk Hedging against Transaction Exposures

Functional Area: Accounting & Control, Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 20 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2006

In Tokyo on Monday, April 24th 2006, the US dollar fell to a three-month low against the yen to ¥114.30 = US$1, carrying over its weakness from Friday's trading in New York where it had fallen more th...

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Mitsuru Misawa
06/296C Unocal Corporation: China's Unwelcome Bid

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy, Finance & Investments
Length: 28 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2006

Shareholders of Unocal, a mid-sized American oil and gas firm, watched the value of their stock rise ever since rumours of a takeover surfaced early in 2005. Trading in the low US$40s at the beginning...

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Ka-Fu Wong
Mark Stimson
06/294C Nireco Co., Japan: Introduction of the Poison Pill

Functional Area: Accounting & Control, Economics & Business Policy, Finance & Investments, Social Enterprises & Ethics, Strategy & General Management
Length: 26 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2006

Japanese corporations faced the looming threat of hostile takeovers because of the rapid dissolution of cross-shareholdings that began in the 1990s, in particular, between creditor banks and corporate...

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Mitsuru Misawa
06/287C Hostile Takeover Battle in Japan: Fuji TV vs Livedoor for NBS

Functional Area: Accounting & Control, Finance & Investments, Social Enterprises & Ethics, Strategy & General Management
Length: 30 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2006

In February 2005, the top management of Fuji Television Network, Inc. (Fuji TV), one of Japan's leading media conglomerates, was informed that a small IT-related company, Livedoor Co. (Livedoor), had ...

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Mitsuru Misawa
06/281C Tokyo Disneyland and the DisneySea Park: Corporate Governance and Differences in Capital Budgeting Concepts and Methods between American and Japanese Companies

Functional Area: Accounting & Control, Economics & Business Policy, Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 26 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2006

In 1997, building upon their earlier success with Tokyo Disneyland, Oriental Land Corp. (OL) Japan and the Walt Disney Company (WD) discussed the possibility of a new joint project known as the Tokyo ...

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Mitsuru Misawa
05/269C A Rogue Trader at Daiwa Bank (B): The Board Meeting on September 25th 1995 in Japan

Functional Area: Accounting & Control, Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 4 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2005

This case raises many basic legal and economic issues regarding directors' responsibilities for their mismanagement, which were not discussed in the main case, "A Rogue Trader at Daiwa Bank: Managemen...

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Mitsuru Misawa
05/268C A Rogue Trader at Daiwa Bank (A): Management Responsibility under Different Jurisprudential Systems, Practices and Cultures

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 15 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2005

In 1995, Sumio Abekawa, Daiwa Bank's president, received a letter on July 18th from Toshihide Iguchi, vice president of the bank's New York branch. In that letter, Iguchi confessed that over the cours...

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Mitsuru Misawa
05/266C Duty of Care: Susan Field v Barber Asia

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 11 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2005

In 2003 Susan Field, a British citizen living and working in Hong Kong, won her case against Barber Asia Ltd, a private financial advisory firm. Ms. Field filed a complaint against Barber Asia claimin...

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P.S.Tso
Monica Park
05/264C China Goes Global: the New Taste of Chinese Companies for Foreign Assets

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy, Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 19 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2005

Chinese companies have recently acquired or attempted to acquire famous firms such as Unocal, Maytag or IBM's PC business in western markets, which raised strong interest and sometimes resistance. Wha...

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Michael J. Enright
Arnaud Vagner
05/263C Foreign Direct Investment in China

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy, Finance & Investments
Length: 22 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2005

The case discusses the role of foreign direct investment (FDI) in China as a major driver for the high growth observed in the country since 1978....

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Michael J. Enright
Arnaud Vagner
05/254C Tokyo Disneyland: Licensing vs. Joint Venture

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy, Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 22 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2005

Building on the success of Tokyo Disneyland, the Walt Disney (WD) Company looked to partner once again with Oriental Land Corporation (OL) of Japan on a second venture, Tokyo Disney Sea Park. In their...

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Mitsuru Misawa
05/241C Legality of Privatising Public Assets: Link REIT

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy, Finance & Investments
Length: 4 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2005

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) have proven to be popular investment vehicles in countries including the US, Australia, Singapore and Japan. They work by using the pooled capital of investors to...

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P.S.Tso
Samuel Tsang
03/173C Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts: Gauging Investors' Views on Corporate Social Responsibility

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Human Resource Management, Marketing
Length: 15 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2003

In January 2003 Mr. Ho Kwok Ping, the co-founder and Chairman of Singapore-based Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, debated whether or not to take his privately held company public. The company developed a...

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Eliza Tse
Kay Ross
Pauline Ng
03/168C Online Business Valuation: No Bang, No Buck for Orientation.com

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Management of Information Systems, Strategy & General Management
Length: 15 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2003

The Case examines Orientation.com's approach of developing global content capability and its market advantages and disadvantages as a result of localising its resource bases. In a post-bubble technolo...

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Ali Farhoomand
Shamza Khan
03/167C LandLease (Asia) Property Limited: Redefining Real Estate Investment Strategies

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 27 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2003

Set in 2003, this Case presents the relative merits and demerits of direct and indirect methods of international property investment from the perspective of an Australian property company, LandLease (...

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Frederik Pretorius
Mary Ho
03/159C Henderson Land: The Bid for the Hong Kong Station Development Project

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 28 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2003

This case looks at a large commercial real estate development in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Station Development Project. To safeguard its interests and to minimise its risks, Henderson Land (the princip...

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Frederik Pretorius
Mary Ho
03/158C Real Estate and Capital Structure Decisions -Lease-Versus-Buy Analysis

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 12 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2003

This case provides market data to support analysis of a lease or buy decision. The case demonstrates what is known as the "leasing puzzle" - the two forms of financing (lease or buy) are not cost equi...

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Frederik Pretorius
Mary Ho
03/154C Hutchison Whampoa Limited and the Cheung Kong Center

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 17 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2003

In mid-1993, Hutchison Whampoa Limited ("HWL"), a respected company based in Hong Kong, was planning to demolish the Hilton Hotel to make way for a highly lucrative new office building. Located at 2 Q...

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Frederik Pretorius
Mary Ho
02/152C A Tale of Three Property Companies

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 21 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2002

This case is primarily about the operational strategy and financial performance of three property companies in Hong Kong. The companies differ in terms of asset mix, specialisation, competitive struct...

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Frederik Pretorius
Mary Ho
02/143C Fountain Set (Holdings) Limited: Privatise or Stay Public?

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 13 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2002

In January 2002, speculators in the finance community suspected that Ha Chung Fong, Chairman of Fountain Set (Holdings) Limited ("Fountain Set"), might be in the mood to reconsider a previous proposal...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Mary Ho
02/136C Citic Tower II: The Real Option

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 7 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2002

Citic Pacific Ltd. (CPL) had to decide whether to purchase newly reclaimed land at the waterfront of Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong, and develop a Grade A office building for investment purposes. The dec...

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Frederik Pretorius
Mary Ho
01/128C Identifying Value Creators

Functional Area: Accounting & Control, Finance & Investments
Length: 16 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2002

The case presents measures of financial performance and health for pairs of Asian and American companies in different industries from 1996 to 2000. The measures include economic profit (also known as ...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Mary Ho
01/125C Mortgage Securitisation in Hong Kong and Asia

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy, Finance & Investments
Length: 20 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2001

While mortgage securitisation was old-hat in the United States and Europe, it had not really caught on in Asia. Past experience in Hong Kong suggested that efforts by individual institutions to securi...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Mary Ho
01/117C New World Development Company Limited: Diversify or Focus?

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 16 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2001

New World Development Company Limited (NWD) was a leading conglomerate based in Hong Kong. After more than 20 years of operations, the Group had expanded its core businesses to include property, infra...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Mary Ho
01/110C Follow the Insiders of Follow the News: The Case of Pacific Century Cyberworks Limited

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 20 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2001

Since the completion of its merger deal with Cable & Wireless HKT Limited ("HKT") in August 2000, Pacific Century CyberWorks Limited ("PCCW") had been gripped by the full teeth of the bear. By early A...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Mary Ho
01/108C Phuket Beach Hotel: Valuing Mutually Exclusive Capital Projects

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 4 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2001

Phuket Beach Hotel has an opportunity to lease its under-utilised space to a karaoke pub and earn a rental income. Alternatively, the hotel could develop the unused space and create its own pub. The g...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Mary Ho
01/101C EnterpriseAsia.com: Investing in High-technology Businesses in Asia Pacific

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Management of Information Systems
Length: 21 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2001

enterpriseAsia.com is a venture capital company investing in start-up and early-stage Internet related and Information Technology (IT) companies. This case presents the challenges faced by enterpriseA...

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Simpson Poon
Eva Chang
Marissa McCauley
00/100C Privatisation of the MTR Corporation

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy, Finance & Investments
Length: 26 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2001

On 3 March, 1999, the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong announced in his budget speech that the Government planned to partially privatise the MTR Corporation ("MTRC") through the sale and listing of a ...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Mary Ho
00/96C Tom.com 2000

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 20 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2000

On February 18, 2000, month-old internet startup, Tom.com, began its initial public offering and would open for trading on March 1 on Hong Kong's Growth Enterprise Market. The internet company, majori...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Mary Ho
00/94C Hong Kong Disneyland(C): The Joint Venture Negotiation

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Human Resource Management, Strategy & General Management
Length: 4 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2000

This case is structured as a bilateral negotiation exercise and allows students to participate in a joint venture simulation for the Disneyland project in Hong Kong. The case should be used in conjunc...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Mary Ho
00/93C Hong Kong Disneyland (B): The HKSAR Perspective

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Human Resource Management, Strategy & General Management
Length: 20 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2000

In mid-1999, negotiators for the Hong Kong Government and the Walt Disney Company were having intensive discussions about the possibility of building a theme park known as Hong Kong Disneyland on Lant...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Mary Ho
00/88C Citic Tower II

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 25 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2001

This case deals with a major corporate investment decision facing CITIC Pacific Ltd. The company had to decide whether or not to purchase newly reclaimed land at the waterfront of Victoria Harbour, Ho...

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Frederik Pretorius
Lucy Fung
Mary Ho
00/77C Hong Kong Disneyland(A): The Walt Disney Perspective

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Human Resource Management, Strategy & General Management
Length: 22 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2000

In the mid-1999, negotiators for Walt Disney Company and the Hong Kong Government discussed the possibility of building a theme park, Hong Kong Disneyland, on Lantau Island. The case presents detailed...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Mary Ho
00/73C The Divestiture of Cable & Wireless HKT Limited

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Human Resource Management, Strategy & General Management
Length: 25 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2002

In late January 2000, Cable & Wireless plc ("C&W") and Singapore Telecommunications Limited ("SingTel") unveiled a proposed merger of equals between Cable & Wireless HKT ("HKT") and SingTel. Both HKT ...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Mary Ho
00/72C Pacific Century CyberWorks Limited: The Bid for Cable & Wireless HKT Limited

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Human Resource Management, Strategy & General Management
Length: 19 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2002

In late January 2000, Cable & Wireless plc ("C&W") and Singapore Telecommunications Limited ("SingTel") unveiled a proposed merger of equals between Cable & Wireless HKT ("HKT") and SingTel. Both HKT ...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Mary Ho
00/69C Singapore Telecommunications Limited: The Bid for Cable & Wireless HKT Limited

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Human Resource Management, Strategy & General Management
Length: 22 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2002

In late January 2000, Cable & Wireless plc ("C&W") and Singapore Telecommunications Limited ("SingTel") unveiled a proposed merger of equals between Cable & Wireless HKT ("HKT") and SingTel. Both HKT ...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Mary Ho
99/68C Sino Land: Hotel Spin-off (B)

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Human Resource Management
Length: 11 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2000

In 1995, Sino Land Company Limited made the decision to spin-off its hotel and hospitality interests into a newly listed company known as Sino Hotels (Holdings) Limited. The restructuring move was gre...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Mary Ho
99/64C Identifying Hong Kong Firms during the Asian Financial Crisis

Functional Area: Accounting & Control, Finance & Investments
Length: 11 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 2000

This case is primarily about managerial strategy and its link to financial performance of 12 unidentified companies within six dominant industries in Hong Kong. The companies are divided into pairs ac...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Mary Ho
99/39C Hong Kong's Financial Crisis 1997-1998

Functional Area: Economics & Business Policy, Finance & Investments
Length: 15 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 1999

The Asian miracle turned into a nightmare in 1997. Thailand triggered the region's free-fall when the baht was delinked from the US dollar in July. This sent other Asian currencies tumbling as specula...

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John Whitman
Maria Cascales
99/29C The China Telecom (Hong Kong) IPO: Money for Nothing?

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Strategy & General Management
Length: 18 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 1999

When China Telecom (Hong Kong) (CTHK) went public in October 1997 it was Hong Kong's largest ever initial public offer (IPO). Amidst a turbulent economic environment, CTHK's listing was oversubscribed...

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Ali Farhoomand
Peter Lovelock
98/23C Sino Land: Hotel Spin-off (A)

Functional Area: Finance & Investments, Human Resource Management
Length: 22 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 1999

In early 1995, Sino Land, the best known second tier property developer in Hong Kong, was studying the possibility of a spin-off of its hotels and hospitality division into a separately listed firm. S...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Probir Banerjee
98/18C Tianjin Development

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 19 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 1999

In early December 1997, Merrill Lynch Far East Asia Ltd. and Oriental Patron Asia Ltd. were evaluating the details of a proposed offering of 181.54 million common shares by Tianjin Development Holding...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Probir Banerjee
98/16C Beijing Entreprises: Initial Public Offering

Functional Area: Finance & Investments
Length: 18 Page(s)
Pub. Year: 1999

In May 1997, Beijing Enterprises Holdings Ltd., a Mainland Chinese company, decided to raise funds through an initial public offering (IPO) for the expansion of several of its subsidiaries. It planned...

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Ko Wang
Su Han Chan
Probir Banerjee