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Corruption and Black Swans - Doing Business in Eastern Europe

Tuck’s Center for Global Business and Government welcomed Bernt Killingstad T’86 to campus on September 30 for a talk to launch the Killingstad Global Insights speaker series.

Killingstad is the managing director of AIG Lincoln Europe, a real estate company with holdings in 10 European countries. The chairman of Lincoln Property Company and Killingstad first established Lincoln Europe in 1992, in the nascent market of unified Germany; since then, Lincoln teamed up with AIG to form AIG/Lincoln Europe in 1996 and the firm has built $3.5 billion worth of properties and generated $1.5 billion in profits. Over the course of his 45-minute talk, Killingstad shared with students and the Tuck community some of the most critical lessons he learned while doing business in foreign—and sometimes fledgling—nations. ...

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