Primer on Valuing Simple Risk-Free Bonds

This note reviews the fundamental concepts and pricing techniques for a simple risk-free bond contract. The note is to introduce students to the concept of the time value of money and the basic language of the bond markets. This note reviews the fundamental concepts...

Enron Odyssey (A): The Special Purpose of SPEs

The Board of Ron Tolbert, an employee in the Risk Assessment and Control Group, asked three SPE transactions by Enron analyze running managers: the Destec, rhythms and Fishtail / Bacchus transactions prominently in the Examiner report in the subsequent Enron were...

SchmidtCo (A)

John Schmidt, the project, the information system is to convert its auto parts distribution business in real trouble, put the company at risk. He must decide what his decision problem and to create appropriate goals and choose a good set of alternatives, one of which....

Centennial Pharmaceutical Corporation

This case represents a challenging discounted cash flow (DCF) valuation problem with the consequences of changes connected to an earn-out agreement. The task of the student is to perform a DCF analysis to compare the values ​​of the original and the amended earnout...

Man Group plc

In 2004, Man Group was the world’s largest packager and distributor of investment products linked to hedge funds. The company had a market capitalization of $ 10 billion and assets under management of $ 38,000,000,000th Man offering spans a broad range of risk /...

Harley-Davidson: Building a Brand Through Consumer Engagement

This case describes the brand building efforts of Harley-Davidson and some of the programs, the company used to have to keep a dialogue with consumers. The case is expected to focus discussion on the causes, consequences and risks for almost fanatical brand loyalty of...