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The client is a waste management company in Italy. They have 3 divisions:
The head of the Incinerator division has asked the headquarters for funds to build an additional incinerator.
- Each incinerator acts as a monopolist in the area where it is located (there is no competition at the local level since there is only one incinerator every X squared miles).
- The ROI on an optimized plant is expected to be 12%
- The utilized capacity of the current incinerator is 80% and it take 2 years to build a plant.
The Headquarters has asked our help to determine whether they should make the investment.
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In this case, your client is a waste management company in Italy. The company is considering a major investment into a new plant, and you’ve been brought on to advise on the decision. Should the client make the investment or not?
The Profitability Framework is a good place to get started on a structure for the case, but don’t rely solely on the basic frameworks. The best casers combine frameworks and their own business acuity to build a custom framework for the case.
The case has no math exhibits. With a quality difficulty score of 2/4, this case is good practice for a first round interview.
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