News & Highlights

  • July 2015
  • Alumni News

Song Wook-hwan MBA 2001 New CEO for Nike Korea

The Korea Times features an article about Song Wook-hwan MBA 2001 and his recent appointment to CEO of Nike Korea.
  • January 2015
  • Events

HBS Dean Nitin Nohria Visits Asia

Over this past January break, Dean Nitin Nohria traveled to Asia to visit HBS Global Research Centers in the region, as well as host events in support of the School's current fundraising campaign.

New Research on the Region

  • May 2016
  • Case

Agricultural Revolution without a Land Revolution: the Megafarms of CP Group

By: William C. Kirby and Nancy Hua Dai

This case describes the megafarm model launched by the CP group as part of their efforts to ensure the safety and quality of their supply chain of agricultural products (particularly, eggs) in China while also promoting the welfare of Chinese farmers. This model was developed in close partnership with the local government, and received financing support from a local bank. The case asks students to discuss the potential for scaling this model across China.

  • February 2016
  • Case

Hon Hai's Investment in Sharp

By: Mihir A. Desai, Keith Chi-ho Wong and Zachary Markovich

In March 2012, Hon Hai Precision Industry Company, Ltd. (Hon Hai) announced its investment in the Sharp Corporation (Sharp). The deal was structured in two parts: the first had Hon Hai investing in Sharp, and the second involved Hon Hai founder, chairman, and CEO Terry Guo personally purchasing a stake in Sharp's unprofitable Sakai manufacturing plant. This case explores the dynamics of the deal and specifically focuses on valuation of the investment in the Sakai plant as well as the structure of the deal. It presents a vehicle by which to consider net present value (NPV) calculations and corporate deal structuring.

  • February 2016
  • Teaching Material

Hon Hai's Investment in Sharp

By: Mihir A. Desai, Keith Chi-ho Wong and Zachary D. Markovich

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