Qantas: the six billion dollar question
Only three years ago some very bright private ‘equiteers’ authored a deal to buy Qantas for $11.1 billion. It fell through. Not long after, Qantas shares hit $6.06 and the business was being valued, by my arguably equally-bright fund management peers, at $12.3 billion. Today, Qantas shares are trading around $2.75 and Qantas has a market value of about $6.2 billion. Where did $6 billion go? Read article.