Champacoal

Should a global bank eager to build new business relationships in Asia offer a loan to a new state-run coal company in Vietnam?
David Beim  | Spring 2011
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An executive at Metro Bank's branch in Vietnam is charged with deciding whether to pursue a business relationship with Champacoal, the newly formed national coal corporation of Vietnam. With a host of risk factors to consider, making matters worse, the company's financials are presented as unformatted and difficult to read. Taking into consideration factors ranging from the macroeconomic climate of Vietnam to the creditworthiness of Champacoal, this case asks students to calibrate the risk of offering a loan to the company.

Case ID: 080327
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