Case | HBS Case Collection | September 2006 (Revised April 2008)

The Howland Long-Term Opportunity Fund

by Andre F. Perold and David S. Scharfstein


Melissa Howland, founder of an investment firm, must choose between two competing investments, which differ in size, maturity, and rate of return.

Keywords: Decision Choices and Conditions; Financial Instruments; Investment Return; Investment Funds; Value;


Perold, Andre F., and David S. Scharfstein. "The Howland Long-Term Opportunity Fund." Harvard Business School Case 207-066, September 2006. (Revised April 2008.)