Banyan Tree: Sustainability of a Brand During Rapid Global Expansion

After a successful IPO in June 2006, Banyan Tree Holdings Limited planned to use part of the proceeds to finance an ambitious expansion plans. In essence, this was an ambitious business development plan proposal would span 28 new resorts over four years, the non-Asian...

SKS Microfinance

Vikram Akula, CEO of SKS Microfinance, is seeking a venture capital investment to fund his company. SKS, one of the largest and fastest growing microfinance institutions in India, is a profitable for-profit organization with a social mission. In what is one of the...

Cequel Energy Inc.: Increasing Shareholder Value

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Cequel Energy, Inc. (Cequel) tries to choose between three options: operating system continues Cequel what it is like to sell it, or conversion of part of the company into an income trust (in combination with another similar sized...

International Carbon Finance and EcoSecurites

EcoSecurities had to decide whether a new Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project to undertake in China in late 2007. EcoSecurities was an aggregator of carbon credits and also directly in projects invested generates carbon credits. Governments and companies...