Poles Apart on PZU (C)

Posted: 9 Apr 2012

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Francesca Gino

Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

Vincent Dessain

Harvard Business School - Finance Unit; European Research Center

Karol Misztal

Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

Michael Khayyat

Harvard University

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Date Written: February 23, 2012

Abstract

After a decade-long dispute with the Polish State Treasury, in October 2009, the Dutch insurer Eureko agreed to exit PZU in exchange for compensation. Who was the biggest beneficiary of the settlement: Eureko, the Treasury, or PZU itself?

Learning Objective: To identify examples of irrational behavior and estimate the benefits of the settlement for all the parties concerned.

Suggested Citation

Gino, Francesca and Dessain, Vincent and Misztal, Karol and Khayyat, Michael, Poles Apart on PZU (C) (February 23, 2012). Harvard Business School NOM Unit Case No. 912-015, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2037344

Francesca Gino (Contact Author)

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Vincent Dessain

Harvard Business School - Finance Unit; European Research Center ( email )

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Karol Misztal

Harvard University - Business School (HBS) ( email )

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Michael Khayyat

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