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Market Recap 12-11-17

United States While markets hit record highs on Wednesday (Nov. 7), investors concerned about the prospects for tax cuts took the chance to get out of the equity market, pushing the markets down in the last 2 trading sessions of the week. This was probably the reaction to the news that indicated cuts might not […]

Airbus Joins Bombardier: the C Series Programme Takes Off

Airbus SE (EPA:AIR) – market cap as of 26/10/2017: USD 64.64bn Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B) – market cap as of 26/10/2017: CAD 6.16bn Introduction On October 16, 2017, Airbus and Bombardier signed an agreement to become partners on the C Series aircraft program. Under the agreement, Airbus will provide procurement, sales and marketing, and customer support […]

The Family Expands: LVMH Buys Christian Dior Couture for €12bn

Semyrhamis SA—private investment company LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE (MC: PAR)—market cap as of 29/04/2017: €114.85bn Christian Dior SE (CDI: PAR)—market cap as of 29/04/2017: €45.48bn Introduction On April 25, 2017, it was announced that Semyrhamis SA, a company owned by the Arnault family, had made a public takeover offer to acquire the remaining […]

Trading Volatility Using Options: a French Case

Introduction Volatility is a key feature of financial markets. It is commonly used as a measure for risk and is a common an indicator of the investors’ fear and concern about the future. While higher volatility means bigger profits and losses in a directional strategy (one which bets on a future movement of the price […]

It’s All About the Beer: Heineken acquires Brasil Kirin in a Move to Challenge AB InBev in its Oldest Market

Heineken N.V. (AMS:HEIA) – market cap as of 3/3/17: €45.05bn Kirin Holdings Co. Ltd. (TYO:2504) – market cap as of 3/3/17: ‎¥‎1.82tn (€15.05bn) Introduction On February 13, 2017, Japanese brewer Kirin Holdings Company has agreed to sell its Brazilian beer business to Heineken for ¥77bn (€664m). The deal will make Heineken the second-largest beer company […]

China Talks – The Modern Silk Road

Bocconi Chinese Student Association and Bocconi Students Investment Club are happy to present you: China Talks- The Modern Silk Road: Chinese M&A in Europe Bocconi Chinese Student Association and Bocconi Students Investment Club are happy to present you: Guest Speaker Tommaso Lazzari  Seta Capital Candice Yang Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli Partners Moderators Program March 1 […]

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