This multimedia case presents the leveraged acquisition of the Spanish textile group Cortefiel. This acquisition is made by a capital risk fund that has developed a business plan that will attempt to create value through Cortefiel’s operations and this fund. At one point the operation is blocked due to other capital risk funds which are also interested in the group. Students have to analyze the business plan and decide whether or not to increase the price offered.
The case presents information about the Group and includes interviews with sector experts that participated in the operation. The last part lets students numerically solve the case carrying out all the sections of the business plan and analyzing if the price that they are paying for the stock should be increased or not.
This case study targets postgraduate students who study the subject of Financial Management II, on the subject of leveraged acquisitions. Likewise, the case can be delivered in corporate finance or valuation seminars.
The Battle for Cortefiel shows a large scale operation based completely on real facts and analyzed from the buyer perspective (capital risk fund).
All the elements of a LBO operation are described in the case. Students solve the case step by step before finally calculating the estimated profitability expected from the operation with the objective of deciding the price. All this is set in a competitive environment with other capital risk funds.
This interactive tutorial teaches students the procedures that need to be followed to make financial forecasts. This multimedia resource comprises brief theoretical explanations graphs and an interactive exercise. The exercise will be solved step-by- step as students advance through the program starting with an analysis of the historical data and finishing with the calculation of the funds required.
At the end of this multimedia tool a sensitivity analysis allows students to identify the changes in their forecasts (funds needed or excess funds) that would have occurred had some of the important variables been modified. For example increases or decreases in the cost of goods sold changes in the average collection period of clients changes in the average payment period to suppliers etc.
Tutorial interactivo que explica el procedimiento para hacer previsiones financieras. Para conseguir este propósito intercala breves explicaciones teóricas ejemplos gráficos y un ejercicio interactivo que se va resolviendo paso a paso durante el desarrollo de todo el programa desde el análisis de los datos históricos hasta el calculo de las necesidades o excesos de fondos.
Para completar el estudio al final de este recurso multimedia se presenta un análisis de sensibilidad. La finalidad del análisis es observar los cambios en el escenario previsto de necesidad o déficit de fondos si no se hubiera cumplido alguna de las hipótesis de partida. Por ejemplo: aumentos o disminuciones en el coste de la mercadería vendida modificaciones en los períodos de pago a proveedores o de cobro a clientes.