MinCase: Travel Fast
The Travel Fast Inc., whose business model is to rent out coaches to travel agencies
on a daily basis, plans to b buy a new coach. There are two alternatives:
Purchasing costs (in EUR)
Period of use (in
Case Study: Nomosports, Inc.
Nomosports, Inc., is a company active in the sports industry. It has two divisions: on
the one hand it produces professional running shoes and on the other hand high-end
racing bicycles. The founder of the company, R. G. Squad
Case Study: Newood Inc.
Joe Newood, a chemical engineer, holds a patent on a non-fading plastic material
suitable to make outdoor chairs. He tried to sell the patent for a while, but no chair
producer was interested. As he is convinced that such chairs wi
Case Study: The Baldwin Company
The Baldwin Company, originally established in 1965 to make footballs, is now a
leading producer of tennis balls, baseballs, footballs, and golf balls. The Baldwin
management has sought opportunities in whatever businesses
Case Study: Rainbow Investment Fund
In the investment committee of the Rainbow Investment Fund, the profitability of a
new investment is being discussed. The fund was badly hit by the decline of stocks
on the exchanges in 2011. For that reason, instead of
Case Study: Recordery
Oliver Woodman is an investment specialist from Whitestone Investors, a private
equity company specialized in large cap investments. Just after Christmas 2012 his
boss came to his desk to ask him for a quick and dirty analysis of Rec
MiniCase: Quick Print, Inc.
Quick Print, Inc., is considering an investment of USD 28m (purchase price) in new
equipment to replace old equipment with a book value of USD 12m and a market
value of USD 20m.
If Quick Print replaces the old equipment with th
founding balance 2007
equity & liabilities
100,000 (common stock and capi
all numbers in $
Purchase of new machine (investment)
Sale of old machine
Book value of old machine
Tax on profit from sale of old machine
Operating costs savings through replacement (gross)
in red: numbers not in the case, but which students have to ask for to finalize model
Sales revenues (cash effective)
Operating costs (cash effective)
State of Economy
State of Economy
New airplanes: expected value
Case Study: AlliedProducts, Inc.
AlliedProducts, Inc., has recently won approval from the Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) for its Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (GPWS).
This system is designed to give airline pilots additional warning of a