Flying General or Limited

Stage 10 (2021) “Flying General or Limited”


This case study deals with investment funds’ cashflows. The Fund aims to raise money to invest in 8 different low-cost airlines globally. And you are hired by the Fund to create a flexible model to determine the most appropriate investment strategy, maximizing return, and to test the fee structure which should attract sufficient funds.

This is an actual case from the Financial Modeling World Cup 2021, Stage 10 (October 15-18) competition. The downloadable file consists of the following:
Task: PDF file with Case Materials; PDF file with Questions; Excel file with Financial Model
Solution: Excel file with full Solution Model; PDF file with correct Answers in Bold

This model awarded 500 regular points + 150 Extra Points for the bonus questions, while the whole 2h Stage allowed to earn 1,150 points in total.

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