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Case Study

THOMAS COOK INDIA: POTENTIAL UNLEASHED — A JOURNEY TO VALUE CREATION

Vikram Kuriyan, Soumithri Mamudipudi, Geetika Shah, Bitan Chakraborty
General Management, Finance

Abstract

The case gives students an opportunity to analyze the ways in which the company's management uses Prem Watsa's value investment philosophy to guide its decisions, both in its core business and in its acquisitions. The case also gives students   lessons the value investment philosophy offers to investors and managers of firms. The travel industry is beset by structural changes and new paradigms and owners have to respond to the changing environment.

Learning Objectives

The changing fortunes of TCI are most apparent in the increase in its share price after making several acquisitions. The case gives students an opportunity to analyze the ways in which the company's management uses Prem Watsa's value investment philosophy to guide its decisions, both in its core business and in its acquisitions. The case also gives students an idea of how travel companies in India have had to adapt to new paradigms and what lessons the value investment philosophy offers. 

  • Pub Date:
    24 Oct 2018
  • Source:
    ISB
  • Discipline:
    Strategic Management,Financial Management
  • Product#:
    1410
  • Keywords:
    General Management, Finance
  • Length:
    Pdf : 21 page(s) ,

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