Benjamin Esty

Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Boston, MA 02163

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

46

DOWNLOADS
Rank 2,967

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 2,967

in Total Papers Downloads

9,866

CITATIONS
Rank 4,102

SSRN RANKINGS

Top 4,102

in Total Papers Citations

131

Scholarly Papers (46)

1.

Airbus vs. Boeing in Superjumbos: A Case of Failed Preemption

HBS Strategy Unit Working Paper No. 02-061, HBS Finance Working Paper No. 02-061
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 Mar 2002
Benjamin Esty and Pankaj Ghemawat
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard University - Strategy Unit
Downloads 3,389 (1,883)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Preemption, Airlines, Valuation, Entry, Game Theory

2.

Creditor Rights, Enforcement, and Debt Ownership Structure: Evidence from the Global Syndicated Loan Market

Tuck-JQFA Contemporary Corporate Governance Issues II Conference
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jul 2002
Benjamin Esty and William L. Megginson
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 2,519 (3,352)
Citation 80

Abstract:

creditor rights, international corporate governance, bank lending, project finance, syndication

3.

Legal Risk as a Determinant of Syndicate Structure in the Project Finance Loan Market

HBS Finance Working Paper No. 02-067
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Mar 2001
Benjamin Esty and William L. Megginson
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Oklahoma
Downloads 1,938 (5,300)
Citation 1

Abstract:

4.

When Do Foreign Banks Finance Domestic Projects? New Evidence on the Importance of Legal and Financial Systems

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Sep 2004
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 1,306 (10,127)
Citation 22

Abstract:

Creditor rights, legal origin, project finance, bank loan, economic development

5.

The Information Content of Litigation Participation Securities: The Case of CalFed Bancorp

Harvard Business School Working Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Sep 2000
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 278 (84,414)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Savings and loans, targeted stock, valuation, litigation, goodwill

6.

Why Study Large Projects? An Introduction to Research on Project Finance

European Financial Management, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 213-224, June 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Jun 2004
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit
Downloads 25 (404,821)
Citation 20
  • Add to Cart

Abstract:

7.

Thomas Cook Group on the Brink (A, B, and C Cases)

HBS Case Studies No. 215-008 (A Case), 215-051 (B Case), and 215-052 (C Case)
Posted: 30 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2016
Benjamin Esty, Stuart C. Gilson and Aldo Sesia
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School

Abstract:

Leadership, Turnaround, Restructuring, Change Management, Taking over, Crisis Management, Cash Flow, Financial Management, Value Creation, Business Strategy

8.

FANUC Corporation: Reassessing the Firm's Governance and Financial Policies

HBS Case Study No. 216-042
Posted: 05 Sep 2016
Benjamin Esty and Akiko Kanno
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School

Abstract:

Corporate governance, activist investor, financial strategy, macroeconomic policy, government policy, payout policy, cash management, shareholder relations, investor relations, capital structure, share repurchases, dividends

9.

Canadian Pacific's Bid for Norfolk Southern

HBS Case Study No. 216-057
Posted: 02 Sep 2016
Benjamin Esty and Scott E. Mayfield
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School

Abstract:

Activist investors, M&A, synergies, DCF valuation, Contingent Value Rights (CVR), bidding, negotiation, capital structure, merger considertaion

10.

Supply Chain Finance at Procter & Gamble

HBS Case Study No. 216-039
Posted: 02 Sep 2016
Benjamin Esty, Scott E. Mayfield and David Lane
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

Abstract:

Working capital, supply chain finance, accounts payable, corporate treasury, banking, liquidity, financial management, financial statement analysis and reporting

11.

Generating Higher Value at IBM (A)

HBS Case No. 215-058
Posted: 11 Nov 2015
Benjamin Esty and Scott E. Mayfield
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School

Abstract:

Change management, Dividends, Share Repurchases, Earnings Forecasting, Finance, Financial ratios, Financial statements; Financial strategy; Leadership; Transformations

12.

Whirlpool Corp.: Structuring the Deal to Acquire Hefei Rongshida Electric Company

HBS Case Study No. 216-019
Posted: 11 Nov 2015
Benjamin Esty and Nancy Dai
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School, Asia Pacific Research Center

Abstract:

China, Mergers & Acquisitions; State-owned enterprises; Strategy; Brands, Finance, Valuation, White Goods

13.

Unidentified Industries: Australia 2014

HBS Case No. 216-014
Posted: 04 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2015
Benjamin Esty and William Fruhan
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Department

Abstract:

Accounting, Financial statement analysis, Financial Ratios, Australia, Financial reporting

14.

Buffett's Bid for Media General's Newspapers

HBS Case No. 213-143
Posted: 30 Apr 2015
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Valuation, Capital Structure, Financial Distress, Financial Strategy, Risk Management, Bank Lending, Bond Pricing, Option Pricing, Cash Flow, Newspapers, Media & Broadcasting, Corporate Restructuring, United States, Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway

15.

Molycorp: Financing the Production of Rare Earth Minerals (A)

HBS Case No. 214054
Posted: 02 Jul 2014
Benjamin Esty and Scott E. Mayfield
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School

Abstract:

financial strategy, convertible debt, capital structure, valuation, discounted cash flow, payoff diagrams, option pricing

16.

An Overview of Project Finance and Infrastructure Finance - 2014 Update

HBS Case No. 214083
Posted: 27 Jun 2014
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

Project finance, Infrastructure, International finance, corporate governance, capital budgeting, financing, Natural resources

17.

The TELUS Share Conversion Proposal

HBS Case No. 214-001
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2015
Benjamin Esty and Lucy White
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

Empty voting, hedge funds, dual class shares, activist shareholders, Canada, corporate governance, proxy contests, short selling, telecommunications

18.

Creating the First Public Law Firm: The IPO of Slater & Gordon Limited

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 213-019
Posted: 03 Dec 2012
Benjamin Esty and Scott E. Mayfield
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School

Abstract:

IPO, M&A, law firm, valuation, growth strategy, corporate governance, roll-up, value drivers, capital structure

19.

Vereinigung Hamburger Schiffsmakler und Schiffsagenten e. V. (VHSS): Valuing Ships

Harvard Business School Finance Case No. 210-058
Posted: 28 Feb 2012
Benjamin Esty and Albert Sheen
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Oregon - Department of Finance

Abstract:

20.
Downloads 0 (536,448)

Dow's Bid for Rohm and Haas

HBS Case No. 211-020
Posted: 04 Dec 2010
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

Mergers & Acquisitions, Valuation, Contracts, Due Diligence, Risk Management, Negotiations

Dow's Bid for Rohm and Haas

Harvard Business School Finance Case No. 211-020
Posted: 12 Mar 2012
Benjamin Esty and David Lane
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School

Abstract:

Compass Maritime Services, LLC: Valuing Ships

HBS Case No. 211-014
Posted: 19 Sep 2010
Benjamin Esty and Albert Sheen
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Oregon - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Compass Maritime Services, LLC: Valuing Ships

Harvard Business School Finance case no. 211-014
Posted: 07 Feb 2012
Benjamin Esty and Albert Sheen
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Oregon - Department of Finance

Abstract:

22.

Vereinigung Hamburger Schiffsmakler Und Schiffsagenten e.V. (VHSS): Valuing Ships (A Case Study on the Mechanics of and Policies for Valuing Large, Capesize Ships During the Financial Crisis)

HBS Case No. 210-058
Posted: 27 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2010
Benjamin Esty and Albert Sheen
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and University of Oregon - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Valuation, Market Efficiency, Financial Distress, Banking, Bubbles, Shipping, Basel II, Contagion

23.

An Overview of Project Finance and Infrastructure Finance - 2009 Update

HBS Case No. 210-061, Harvard Business School Finance Unit
Posted: 25 Aug 2010
Benjamin Esty and Aldo Sesia
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School

Abstract:

24.

An Overview of Project Finance and Infrastructure Finance – 2009 Update

Harvard Business School Case No. 210-061
Posted: 23 Jun 2010
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

Project Finance, Infrastructure, Capital Investments, Contracts, International Finance, Banking

25.

An Overview of Project Finance and Infrastructure Finance - 2006 Update

HBS Publishing Case No.: 207-107
Posted: 24 Apr 2007
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

26.

The Equator Principles: An Industry Approach to Managing Environmental and Social Risks

HBS Publishing Case No. 9-205-114; Teaching Note No. 5-205-115; Technical Note No. 205-065
Posted: 11 Jul 2005
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

27.

An Overview of Project Finance - 2004 Update

HBS Publishing Case No. 205-065
Posted: 09 May 2005
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

28.

Australia Japan Cable: Structuring the Project Company

HBS Publishing Case No.: 203-029; Teaching Note No.: 5-203-030; Technical Note No.: 202-105
Posted: 26 Oct 2004
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

29.

International Rivers Network and the Bujagali Dam Project (A&B)

HBS Publishing Case Nos.: A Case: 204-083; B Case: 204-139; Teaching Note No.: 5-204-115
Posted: 25 Jul 2004
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

30.

Teaching Project Finance: An Overview of the Large-Scale Investment Course at Harvard Business School

HBS Publishing Case No. 202-086
Posted: 29 Mar 2003
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

31.

Basel II: Assessing the Default and Loss Characteristics of Project Finance Loans

HBS Publishing Case No.: 203-035; Teaching Note: 5-203-047
Posted: 29 Jan 2003
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

32.

BP Amoco (A): Policy Statement on the Use of Project Finance; BP Amoco (B): Financing Development of the Caspian Oil Fields

HBS Case Nos.: A Case: 201-054; B Case: 201-012; Teaching Note No.: 5-202-089; Note on the Caspian Oil Pipelines No.: 299-044
Posted: 21 Mar 2002
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

33.

The Chad-Cameroon Petroleum Development and Pipeline Project

HBS Case Nos.: A Case - 202-010; B Case - 202-012; Teaching Note: 5-202-032
Posted: 20 Dec 2001
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

34.

Calpine Corporation: The Evolution from Project to Corporate Finance

Harvard Business School, Case No.: 201-098 5/19/01; Teaching Note No.: 5-201-097 5/23/01
Posted: 23 Aug 2001
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

35.

Chase's Strategy for Syndicating the Hong Kong Disneyland Loan (A&B) Harvard Business School Publishing

Case Nos.: A Case: 201-072 3/1/01; B Case: 201-086 3/1/01; Teaching Note: 5-201-097 3/7/01
Posted: 05 Jun 2001
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

36.

Airbus A3XX: Developing the World's Largest Commercial Jet

Harvard Business School Case No.: 201-028; Teaching Note: 5-201-040
Posted: 30 Jan 2001
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

37.

Iridium LLC

Case No.: 200-039; Teaching Note: 5-200-050
Posted: 11 Oct 2000
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

38.

Financing the Mozal Project

Case No.: 200-005; Teaching Note: 5-200-025
Posted: 26 Apr 2000
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

39.

The International Investor: Islamic Finance and the Equate Project

Harvard Business School Publishing, Case No. 9-200-012; Teaching Note: 5-200-013; Note: 9-200-002
Posted: 25 Oct 1999
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

40.

Petrolera Zuata, Petrozuata C.A.

Harvard Business School Publishing, Case: 99-012; Teaching Note: 5-299-013
Posted: 18 Dec 1998
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

41.

Bankruptcy and Restructuring at Marvel Entertainment Group

Case No: N9-298-059
Posted: 16 Sep 1998
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

42.

South Shore Bank: Is It the Model of Success for Community Development Banks?

Posted: 25 Aug 1998
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

43.

The Acquisition of Consolidated Rail Corporation (A and B)

Case No: 9-297-006, 9-298-095; Teaching Notes: 5-298-087
Posted: 27 Jun 1998
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

44.

USG Corporation

Case No: 9-297-052, Note No: 5-297-093
Posted: 31 Mar 1998
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

45.

Service Corporation International and Note on Value Drivers

Case No: 9-296-080, Note No: 5-297-006
Posted: 08 May 1997
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract:

46.

Liability Rules and Risk Taking in Commercial Banks

Posted: 24 Sep 1996
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

Abstract: