Question: Your client is the California State government. They are trying to attract Japanese business investors to the state. They want them to open businesses here to increase jobs and improve the economy. How would you market this concept to Japan? . . C A P T A I N I N T E R … Continue reading Japanese Investment
A newspaper company (Daily News) in suburban New York has a subsidiary in New York City. The subsidiary is losing a lot of money. What is the value of this subsidiary? ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The newspaper in suburban NY: The newspaper company in suburban NY is very profitable, it has number 1 market share (80% share). … Continue reading Newspaper-subsidiary Valuation
Question: I see that you worked for Goldman Sachs before business school. Describe for me your most complex financial model. How did you structure it?With hindsight, what could you have done better? This is a good, straightforward question for an MBA. Although the question would be slightly different, an undergraduate or non-MBA might also get … Continue reading Describe for me your most complex financial model.
While most interviewers will be pleasant, there are some interviews that are seemingly designed to be stressful. Here’s an actual example of how one “pressure case” started off: Interviewer: Okay, what kind of case do you want? Candidate: Huh? Interviewer: We don’t have much time. Give me a case. Candidate: Um, market entry? Interviewer: Okay. … Continue reading Under Pressure