Gabriel Hawawini

Emeritus Professor of Finance
Email gabriel.hawawini@insead.edu
Great Eastern Toys (B) As part of its growth strategy, a new product has been designed and a study carried out by a consultant to estimate the market potential and the investment required to put it into production.

Published 17 Nov 2015

Reference 4876

Topic Economics & Finance

Region Asia

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After years of favoring math and sciences, the Singaporean government now views the arts as having economic value. In its attempt to reposition Singapore and make the island more attractive as a base for business and technology, it adopts a new strategy to become a global city for the arts and launches Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay.

Published 01 Dec 2004

Reference 5238

Topic Marketing

Industry Arts and Crafts Performing Arts

Region Asia

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The world's most prestigious museum, the Louvre, redefines its marketing strategy after conducting an exhaustive analysis of its youth market. It relaunches its product targeted to young adults, the Louvre Youth Pass, trying to reconcile the conflict between its mission of public service and the recent financial objectives imposed by the Culture Ministry.

Published 01 Jul 2004

Reference 5221

Topic Marketing

Industry Museums and Institutions

Region Europe

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After years of favoring math and sciences, the Singaporean government now views the arts as having economic value. In its attempt to reposition Singapore and make the island more attractive as a base for business and technology, it adopts a new strategy to become a global city for the arts and launches Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay.

Published 12 Jan 2004

Reference 5238

Topic Marketing

Industry Arts and Crafts Performing Arts

Region Asia

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This is a series of four case studies illustrating a number of key financial issues facing many small to medium sized companies.

Published 01 Dec 2000

Reference 4876

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Retail Consumer Goods Entertainment

Region Asia

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Great Eastern Toys (B) As part of its growth strategy, a new product has been designed and a study carried out by a consultant to estimate the market potential and the investment required to put it into production.

Published 12 Jan 2000

Reference 4876

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Retail Consumer Goods Entertainment

Region Asia

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Great Eastern Toys (C) A major concern of the family owners was whether to try to sell their company. The “C” case gives students the opportunity to consider many approaches to valuing a firm: comparative valuation (P/E ratios, price-to-book ratios, price to cash flow ratios, and price to sales ratios) or a DCF valuation. Both approaches present considerable analytical problems.

Published 12 Jan 2000

Reference 4876

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Retail Consumer Goods Entertainment

Region Asia

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Great Eastern Toys (D) The company faced currency risk on its sales to European markets, and on some Yen loans it had taken. Because the HK$ was pegged to the US$, currency risk on its American sales was seen as practically nil.

Published 12 Jan 2000

Reference 4876

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Retail Consumer Goods Entertainment

Region Asia

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This case deals with the issue of a joint-venture between a UK-based multinational textile company and a Tunisian, owner manager firm. The objective of the joint-venture is to upgrade the current facilities of the Tunisian firm in order to produce garments to be distributed by the UK firm.

Published 01 Jan 1994

Reference 4293

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Textiles Investment Management

Region Europe

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