Sergazy’s Lemons: Case Study on Financial Evaluation of an Investment in a Greenhouse Lemon Plantation in Shymkent

16 Pages Posted: 31 Dec 2019

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Marek Jochec

Graduate School of Business, Nazarbayev University

Date Written: November 5, 2019

Abstract

An farmer-entrepreneur is considering an investment in Greenhouse Lemon Plantation in Shymkent, Kazakhstan. The case presents investment details and asks the students to perform financial evaluation of the project. Questions ask about building the full capacity at once versus building gradually over five years. Project risks in different risk categories (legal, operational, financial, market) are discussed.

Keywords: Investment decision, financial analysis, financial evaluation of a business project, spreadsheet modeling, cash flow forecasting, agriculture, farming, Kazakhstan

JEL Classification: G31, G32

Suggested Citation

Jochec, Marek, Sergazy’s Lemons: Case Study on Financial Evaluation of an Investment in a Greenhouse Lemon Plantation in Shymkent (November 5, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3481132 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3481132

Marek Jochec (Contact Author)

Graduate School of Business, Nazarbayev University ( email )

53 Kabanbay Batyra Avenue
Astana, 010000
Kazakhstan

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