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AMS capital & philips lighting

Author(s): Silva, João

Date: 2018

Persistent ID: http://hdl.handle.net/10362/36284

Origin: Repositório Institucional da UNL

Subject(s): Carve-out; Initial public offering; Royal philips; Philips lighting; Domínio/Área Científica::Ciências Sociais::Economia e Gestão; Domínio/Área Científica::Ciências Sociais::Economia e Gestão; Domínio/Área Científica::Ciências Sociais::Economia e Gestão


Description

The following case-study reports the situation involving Royal Philips, Philips Lighting and the fictitious Hedge Fund AMS Capital Portfolio Manager, Luuk de Vries, as of May, 2016. The structure is divided between the case story and a teaching note. Present in the case story, the events involving the three parties until Philips Lighting is carved-out from Royal Philips and listed trough an IPO are reported. The teaching note intends to tackle de Vries’ question of buying or not on the IPO and to understand the reasoning behind carving-out. The teaching note closes favouring the buy and flip the stock strategy.

Document Type Master thesis
Language English
Advisor(s) Pinho, Paulo
Contributor(s) Silva, João
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