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November 2018 | 7 MINUTE READ

M&A Episode 1 – Maximising value creation using a holistic ...

Creating value for shareholders is a never-ending exercise for executives and finding the right opportunities in today’s economic environment leaves little room for mistakes. From the wide range of potential strategic initiatives to increase an investor’s wealth, M&A a...

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October 2018 | 13 MINUTE READ

Blockchain Episode 2 – Blockchain &...

The abundance of blockchain projects as well as the huge enthusiasm observed for the technology have translated into massive movements of capital towards a new and parallel financial space around crypto-assets. ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) are perhaps the most common ...

October 2018 | 15 MINUTE READ

Stress test Episode 1 – The emergence o...

THE INTEGRATED FINANCIAL PLANNING AND STRESS TEST PLATFORMS ARE REVOLUTIONISING BUDGETARY AND RISK PRACTICES Financial planning and stress tests (“ST”) are two historical components of bank management. Financial planning traditionally relies on simple models that provi...

September 2018 | 11 MINUTE READ

Blockchain Episode 1 – Blockchain techn...

Blockchain technology is effecting fundamental change in the structure and organisation of economic life. We can appreciate and understand its impact through an analogy between blockchain and the internet. When the internet first appeared, it allowed a number of new pl...

September 2018 | 8 MINUTE READ

How can we explain the sharp increase in resi...

For years now, we have witnessed complex and often senseless debates on property prices in Paris. The clichés are legion, and expert debates most often end in chaos. Ultimately, estate agents, notaries and bankers are hauled over the coals. Essentially, there are two c...

July 2018 | 4 MINUTE READ

Football Episode 3 – Football transfers...

Full list of authors: Henri Philippe (Partner), Franck Bancel (Academic Advisor)   Although relatively useful for ‘standard’ players, player valuation models no longer work for the stars. The amounts publicised in recent transfers (Neymar, Mbappé) have been very prevale...

July 2018 | 5 MINUTE READ

Football Episode 2 – The inexorable con...

Full list of authors: Henri Philippe (Partner), Aomar Elalamy (Manager), Franck Bancel (Academic Advisor)   The financial means necessary to be competitive in the Champions League are beyond the reach of most clubs. European football is based on a pyramid structure. At...

July 2018 | 5 MINUTE READ

Football Episode 1 – Football: a good r...

List of full authors: David Chollet (Partner), Franck Bancel (Academic Advisor), Bruno Belgodere (Director of Economics Affairs of Premiere Ligue).   From a financial perspective, investing in a Ligue 1 club is not so irrational. The higher a club’s budget is, the lower...