EMFin Masterclass and Information Session in Dubai
EMFin Masterclass and Information Session
23 March 2019 | 10:00am - 1:00pm
About this Event
You are warmly invited to attend our upcoming crack-the-case workshop with Professor Pekka Hietala, Professor of Finance and the Chair of the Finance Area at INSEAD. The Masterclass will be followed by a networking session with UAE-based EMFin alumni and INSEAD representative to learn more about the EMFin programme. Please register below to confirm your participation.
Workshop title: Infineon Technologies: To Pay or Not To Pay?
In late 2011, Infineon (IFX), a German semiconductor company, is sitting on a €2.4bn cash balance representing 40% of its assets. As part of a financial policy review, management is receiving conflicting advice from different quarters as to whether to pay out some of the cash holdings, how much and by which methods.
Speaker: Pekka Hietala, Professor of Finance and the Chair of the Finance Area at INSEAD
Professor Hietala received an MBA from the Helsinki School of Economics (Finland), an MSc in Industrial Engineering from the Helsinki University of Technology, and a MA in Economics and a PhD in Finance from Stanford University. From 2001 to 2004, Professor Hietala served as dean of the MBA Programme. He has directed and taught on various topics in finance in several Executive Education programmes in Europe, Asia and the United States. He is currently directing the Finance for Executives programme. He is a member of the board of the Scandinavian Financial Research Ltd. and a consultant to several organisations and companies. His main research interests lie in the areas of corporate finance, capital market efficiency, warrant and options pricing and international finance. He has published in several academic journals, including Financial Management, Journal of Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Journal of Multinational Financial Management, and serves as an editor of the European Financial Management journal.
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