Olivier Daviron

The case takes stock of the competitive and financial situation of Under Armour in 2017. After becoming a $5 billion corporation and seeing its stock price shoot to over $100 in 2015, it sees an equally spectacular drop to $20 by January 2017.

Published 29 Jan 2018

Reference 6367

Topic Strategy

Industry Sporting Goods

Region North America

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The LendingClub case narrates the development of the leading marketplace lending organization in the USA from its founding in 2006 by Renaud Laplanche to the crisis of 2016.

Published 28 Nov 2016

Reference 6255

Topic Strategy

Industry Financial Services Banking

Region North America

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The case on Banco Santander is a complement to the case "Nordea and the European Market for Banking and Financial Services in 2015".

Published 24 Mar 2016

Reference 6201

Topic Strategy

Industry Financial Services Banking

Region Europe

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The "Handelsbanken" case is a complement to "Nordea and the European Market for Banking and Financial Services in 2015".

Published 24 Feb 2016

Reference 6193

Topic Strategy

Industry Financial Services Banking

Region Europe

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The case describes the market structure of Europe's banking sector (retail, wholesale, investment banking, asset management), the major events that shaped the restructuring of the banking industry after the global financial crisis, the positioning and performance of the main competitors in the Nordic region (Handelsbanken, Danske Bank, DNB, Deutsche Bank), and the history, strategy, position and p

Published 24 Feb 2016

Reference 6171

Topic Strategy

Industry Financial Services Banking

Region Europe

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The case discusses the dynamics of the online travel industry and focuses on one of the key actors: Orbitz Worldwide (OWW). Under the leadership of CEO Barney Harford (INSEAD MBA, 1999), the company moved away from its historic reliance on US airline ticket bookings to become a global player in both airline and hotel bookings as well as in travel packages.

Published 26 Aug 2013

Reference 5958

Topic Strategy

Industry Recreational Facilities and Services

Region North America

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In 2012, Glencore, one of the world’s largest commodity traders, proposed to take over the mining company Xstrata. Stocks of both companies surged by more than 10% following the deal's announcement, lauded by analysts as unprecedented: “Glencore provides the marketing and Xstrata the operational base.

Published 27 May 2013

Reference 5916

Topic Strategy

Industry Mining & Metals

Region Global

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