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DBS India: Banking on the Unbanked

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The case is set in 2015, when DBS Bank applied to the Reserve Bank of India to operate as a locally incorporated subsidiary under the wholly-owned subsidiary (WOS) scheme. DBS had a presence in India since 1995 and had grown to become the fifth largest foreign bank by assets. Upbeat about the...
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Juntos Global: Deploying Human Centered Design to Motivate the Newly Banked

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The case is set in March 2018. Neha Bhatia Ramdas the Director of Sales at Juntos Global is visiting a prospective partner bank of her company in Singapore, which wants to expand its outreach amongst the unbanked population in South East Asia. The partner bank is not comfortable in sharing their...
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SureCash: Promoting Financial Inclusion in Bangladesh

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The case is set in December 2017, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and describes the journey of a mobile financial service (MFS) provider called SureCash in Bangladesh, and the various facets of the MFS industry in the country.
The MFS industry in Bangladesh is perceived to be oliogopolistic. While this is a...
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Divestment of Changi International Airport Services by Temasek Holdings

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In May 2004, Temasek Holdings (Temasek) initiates the divestment of Changi International Airport Services (CIAS), following the issuance of a third ground handling license to Swissport. Since its inception in 1977, CIAS had built a reputation of a successful and competitive operator at Changi...
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Fullerton Myanmar: Delivering Financial Inclusion Through Social Impact and Technology

This case is set in 2017, three years after Fullerton Myanmar (FFMCL), a microfinance institution (MFI) in Myanmar, was founded by Fullerton Financial Holdings, a Singapore-based firm that invests and operates financial institutions in Asian emerging markets. Since its inception, FFMCL has been...
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Singapore Reits: Low Risk Investments for Stable Returns, or are they?

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Sally Tan, an equity analyst with Prospero Asset Management Company (PAMC), is tasked with recommending units of four Singapore REITs (Real Estate Investment Trust) – CapitaLand Mall Trust (CMT), Ascendas REIT (A-REIT), Soilbuild Business Space REIT (Soilbuild REIT), and Parkway Life REIT (P-Life...
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CDL: Creating Value through Sustainability

City Developments Limited (CDL) has been publishing an annual dedicated sustainability report, in line with the Global Reporting Initiative’s reporting guidelines, since 2008. In January 2016, Esther An, chief sustainability officer at CDL, produced the 2015 sustainability report using an...
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BPI Globe BanKO: Reshaping the Philippines Rural Banking System

This case is set in December 2014, and discusses the business model and challenges facing BPI Globe BanKO (“BanKO”). Established in 2009, BanKO is the Philippine’s first mobile phone-based, microfinance-focused savings bank. At that time, statistics showed that eight out of ten Filipinos did not...
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Innovation in Assurance: Doing More, and More Effectively, with Less

Back in early 2013, Jimmy Ng, the new head of Group Audit at DBS received an urgent call from Kelvin Lam, Country Head of Taiwan Audit, requesting an increase in Taiwan’s audit headcount by ten for mandatory audits required by the Financial Supervisory Commission in Taiwan. However, Ng was very...
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7 Days Inn: An Entrepreneur’s Dilemma between Public and Private Ownership

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Alex Zheng, co-chairman and CEO of 7 Days Inn, the second largest economy hotel chain in China, ponders over possible growth strategies for his company. Since its inception in 2005, 7 Days Inn had grown from a fledgling start-up to a leading budget hotel chain. In late 2009, despite the uncertain...
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