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Back to the Footure: The Changing Portuguese Footwear Industry

Back to the Footure: The Changing Portuguese Footwear Industry

This case deals with the reasons why the Portuguese Footwear cluster evolved from global irrelevancy into a high-tech industry capable of designing and producing some of the best and most expensive shoes in the world...

 

FAE/EDP Case Study Prize Winner 2015

Banco Espírito Santo: Asset and Liability Management during the Financial Crisis

Banco Espírito Santo: Asset and Liability Management during the Financial Crisis

This is a case about the risk management of an European (Portuguese) bank at the beginning of Europe’s sovereign-debt crisis. A bank highly dependent on the wholesale funding market has to make crucial decisions about the mix of its assets and liabilities, funding and investmnent strategies and financial risk management in general...

Biotecnol:  Financing a Cure for Cancer in Portugal

Biotecnol: Financing a Cure for Cancer in Portugal

Biotecnol was the first pharmaceutical biotechnology start-up in Portugal. In 1996 this was still an emerging business in most of the world, with the initial success cases centered in the United States (Amgen, Chiron and Genentech). This case discusses the first steps of a new biotech start-up in Portugal, the evolution of its strategy, and the way financing and investment had to be readjusted to fit the company goals...