Herwig Langohr

This case focuses on the financial distress of France Telecom in 2002. It takes the student through the events that led to this crisis by focusing on the succession of credit rating actions from 1995 through 2004.

Published 01 Jan 2007

Reference 5343

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Telecommunications Financial Services

Region Europe

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During the Fall of 2000, while stock market conditions were rapidly deteriorating, Interbrew, the world's second largest brewer, succeeded an impressive 14.1 billion euros initial public offering on Euronext Brussels, raising 3.25 billion euros to refinance its recent 3.6 billion euros acquisition of UK's second largest brewing company, Bass Brewers.

Published 01 May 2003

Reference 5106

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Food and Beverages Production

Region Europe

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Please refer to part A for the abstract

Published 01 May 2003

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This case provides a unique illustration of how a high-tech European new venture starts-up, grows, burns cash, stumbles, adapts, captures value, disappoints, survives on the verge of bankruptcy to eventually achieve in the fall of 1995 among the most successful IPOs on NASDAQ. On 27 November 1995, L&H received an IPO pricing proposal of H and Q at the low end of the pricing range, after L and

Published 01 Jul 2000

Reference 4892

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Capital Markets

Region Europe

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This case teaches the student how to apply economic and NPV analysis to the fundamentals of a B2C transactional e-commerce business. It uses as an application how a new entrant online broker such as Ameritrade attacks incumbent financial service providers in the U.S.

Published 01 Jan 2000

Reference 4855

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Capital Markets

Region North America

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