Benjamin Esty

Harvard Business School

Boston, MA 02163

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (48)

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 and University of Navarra, IESE Business School
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Preemption, Airlines, Valuation, Entry, Game Theory

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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 and University of Oklahoma
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creditor rights, international corporate governance, bank lending, project finance, syndication

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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 and University of Oklahoma
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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
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Creditor rights, legal origin, project finance, bank loan, economic development

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

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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
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Tempur Sealy International (A)

HBS Strategy Case No. 718-422
Posted: 14 Sep 2017
Benjamin Esty and Lauren G. Pickle
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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Porter's 5 Forces, bargaining power, buyer power, supplier power, customer power, value creation, value capture, business strategy, consumer durables, retail distribution, industry dynamics, cooperation vs competition

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The De Beers Group: Exploring the Diamond Reselling Opportunity

HBS Strategy Case No. 717-430
Posted: 05 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2017
Benjamin Esty, Daniel P. Gross and Lauren G. Pickle
Harvard Business School, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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diamonds, corporate strategy, scope, common value, marketing, advertising, branding, strategy development, supply and demand, strategy execution, vertical integration, go-to-market ,strategy, pilot program, secondary market, consumer durables, willingness-to-pay, cartel

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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, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit and Harvard Business School

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

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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 and Harvard Business School

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

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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 and Harvard Business School

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

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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, Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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

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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 and Harvard Business School, Asia Pacific Research Center

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

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Generating Higher Value at IBM (A)

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

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

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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 and Harvard Business School - Finance Department

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

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Buffett's Bid for Media General's Newspapers

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

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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

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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 and Harvard Business School

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

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An Overview of Project Finance and Infrastructure Finance - 2014 Update

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

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

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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 and Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

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

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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 and Harvard Business School

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

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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 and University of Oregon - Department of Finance

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Dow's Bid for Rohm and Haas

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

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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 and Harvard Business School

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Compass Maritime Services, LLC: Valuing Ships

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

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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 and University of Oregon - Department of Finance

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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 and University of Oregon - Department of Finance

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

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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 and Harvard Business School

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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

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

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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

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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

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An Overview of Project Finance - 2004 Update

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

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30.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Iridium LLC

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

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Financing the Mozal Project

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

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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

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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

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Bankruptcy and Restructuring at Marvel Entertainment Group

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

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

Posted: 25 Aug 1998
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School

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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

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USG Corporation

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

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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

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Liability Rules and Risk Taking in Commercial Banks

Posted: 24 Sep 1996
Benjamin Esty
Harvard Business School

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