Ingo Walter

Visiting Professor of International Management at INSEAD
Plans for a $3.5 billion crude oil pipeline in 2014-17 from the Bakken formation of North Sakota and Canada to a transfer point near Chicago, linked to an existing pipeline to the major refining and export faculities on the US Gulf Coast, run into trouble when the developer, Energy Transfer Partners, encounters a "roadblock" on a section of federal land that is within a reservation of the Flat Ro

Published 26 Mar 2018

Reference 6379

Topic Responsibility

Industry Environmental Services Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region North America

View case
After the collapse of world oil prices during the late 1990s, Cheniere began shifting its business focus away from upstream exploration and toward LNG regasification to take advantage of a projected decline in domestic natural gas production and the natural gas supply deficit that was expected in the US over the next decade.
The case involves tapping global capital markets for an important revenue-driven project in a developing country. It addresses key issues in project and infrastructure finance in the context of a major Peruvian toll road project.

Published 22 Jul 2016

Reference 6220

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Region South America

View case
Privatization of state-owned enterprises represents a significant realm of business for investment banks around the world. It also involvew balancing a number of sometimes conflicting objectives among buyers and sellers and a host of risks for both sides as well as the financial firm itself.

Published 24 Jun 2016

Reference 6059

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Mining & Metals

Region Middle-East

View case
The Banco Espírito Santo (BES) case covers issues related to bank strategy, safety and soundness, the role of conglomerates, and problems related to family control. The setting is Europe, following the financial crisis of 2007-09, and its efforts to create a single banking market.

Published 26 Oct 2015

Reference 6172

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Banking

Region Europe

View case
This case traces the history of Goldman Sachs from its origins as it grows from a partnership to one of the most valuable franchises in the global securities industry and ultimately a listed corporation, and its transformation into a bank holding company under the regulatory oversight of the Federal Reserve.

Published 28 Apr 2014

Reference 6057

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Computer and Network Security Banking

Region Global

View case
The case involves a management buy-out of a small bank engaged in wealth management mainly in the Geneva market for offshore private banking services. It explores problems of due diligence and confidentiality in private banking, and the legal and regulatory aspects of valuation and risk exposure.

Published 30 Jan 2012

Reference 5853

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Financial Services Banking

Region Europe

View case
The case involves a management buy-out of a small bank engaged in wealth management mainly in the Geneva market for offshore private banking services. It explores problems of due diligence and confidentiality in private banking, and the legal and regulatory aspects of valuation and risk exposure.

Published 30 Jan 2012

Reference 5853

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Financial Services Banking

Region Europe

View case
The case involves a management buy-out of a small bank engaged in wealth management mainly in the Geneva market for offshore private banking services. It explores problems of due diligence and confidentiality in private banking, and the legal and regulatory aspects of valuation and risk exposure.

Published 30 Jan 2012

Reference 5853

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Financial Services Banking

Region Europe

View case
This case deals with a joint venture in microinsurance in India between a leading global insurer, Allianz SE, and an Indian conglomerate, the Bajaj Group - part of a broader commercial centure in the Indian life and nonlife insurance sector.

Published 30 Sep 2009

Reference 5629

Topic Economics & Finance

Industry Insurance

Region Asia

View case
Industrial Organisation of the Financial Services Sector