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  • Home Depot & Capital Structure

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    References Berk, J., & DeMarzo, P. (2011). Corporate finance: The core, second edition. (2nd ed.). Boston, MA: Prentice Hall. Financial leverage and capital structure policy - capital structure Investopedia, Retrieved from http://www.investopedia.com/walkthrough/corporate-finance/5/capital-structure/capital-structure.aspx Morningstar. (2014, March 10). Retrieved from http://quicktake.morningstar.com/StockNet/bonds.aspx?Symbol=HD&Country=usa Yahoo finance. (2014, March 10). Retrieved from http://finance

  • Financial Analysis

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    profitability of an organization, pro forma financial statements are prepared. Projecting Earnings and Cash Flow Pro forma financial statements forecast or project the financial statements for the future (Ross, Westerfield, & Jordan, Essentials of Corporate Finance, 2011, p. 271). Projecting earnings and cash flow shows future expectations. These statements are essential for assessments by internal and external groups to use in planning, operating, investing and financing decisions. Financial institutions

  • The World Of Business Case Study

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    The finance department could jeopardize the entire corporation’s investments, and it would be my responsibility to report any mishandling of documentation to the financial manager. It would then be the financial manager’s responsibility to find and fix the financial

  • PERSONAL STATEMENT

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    The role of investment is important for countries to support economic growth, especially in infrastructure and small and medium enterprises. Most governments, including Indonesian, cannot finance large infrastructure needs on their own. Whereas, there is no deficiency of global funds available for it. This is where the private sector, in the form of private equity firm, can step in responding to growing market demand and ensuring equity in the market. Despite some challenges, Indonesia is a more

  • Problem Solution: Lester Electronics

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    for financing this merger. The executive leadership team is tasked with analyzing financial strategies to accomplish this goal with the globalization of Shang-wa and Lester Electronics. "There is no more dramatic or controversial activity in corporate finance than the acquisition of one firm by another or the merger of two firms" (Ross, Westerfield, and Jaffe, 2005, p. 796). Acquisition benefits are referred to as synergies. "The acquisition of one firm by another is, of course, an investment made

  • Convertible Debt

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    into different securities whereas a convertible bond can’t. A convertible bond gives the holder the right to exchange it for a given number of shares of stock anytime up to and including the maturity date of the bond (Ross, Westerfield, Jaffe, Corporate Finance). Convertible bonds are hybrid instruments: they are never as good as bonds when yields fall and they never perform as well as stocks in a bull market , but they always deliver better returns than the mix of the two(Ahmed Talhaoui, Incisive

  • Unilever's Financial Strategy

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    Table of Contents Page 1. INTRODUCTION…………………………………………………………………………………………….2 2. THE EVALUATION OF UNILEVER’S CAIPTAL STRUCTURE………………………………3 2.1 Why do Unilever use debt as the main source of finance over equity?...............3 2.2 The disadvantage of using debt that affects Unilever’s financial strategy…….4 2.3 Evaluation on financial instruments…………………………………………………………..4 3. THE EVALUATION OF COMPANY’S DIVIDEND POLICY……………………….……………5 3.1 Unilever’s dividend policy…………………………………………………………………………5

  • Investment Banking Analyst Career

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    The job of an investment analyst in a banking firm such as Goldman Sach and JPMorgan is to oversee whether or not an investment made by customers will bear fruits, but in order to do so, one must be skillful either in accounting or finance. A clear understanding in one of those majors is necessary because an investment banking analyst will be dealing with a bunch of financial research in stock and bond market and also in companies. Thus, providing information for the customers to help their decision

  • Capital Budgeting: An Important Factor in a Company's Survival and Future

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    budget or a budget for a multi-million dollar company, trying to predict what will happen in the future will always have it’s risks. However, it is an important aspect of a company’s survival and the overall success in the future. As stated in Corporate Finance by Ehrhardt and Brigham, capital implies long-term assets that are utilized in production and a budget is a plan that outlines anticipated expenditures during a coming period (p 381). So, when the two words are combined to imply one definition

  • Analysis of The Tax Treatment of Investors

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    shareholder value. But, in addition to arguments about the validity of each of these methods, there is also some disagreement as to whether the tax rate that should be used in calculating the value of the debt tax shield should be lower than the corporate tax rate because of taxes incurred by investors. The standard way to deal with this issue has been to define a net tax saving variable, T*, that reflects the tax treatment of the investors who hold the company’s debt and equity as follows: (1-T*)