#### Details of this Paper

##### 1. XYZ Corporation is an all-equity financed firm...

Description

Solution

Question

1. XYZ Corporation is an all-equity financed firm with 5 million shares outstanding. The firm has perpetual EBIT of \$10 million. Its current cost of equity with this all-equity capital structure is 10%. The firm plans to issue a perpetual bond with \$1,000 face value, 8% annual coupon, and 8% yield to maturity. A total of 10,000 units of such bond will be issued. (Note: A perpetual bond is a bond with indefinite maturity (N = ?). Use perpetuity concept to evaluate a perpetual bond.) Funds raised from the bonds will be used to repurchase outstanding shares. The effective tax rate is 25% at the corporate level. According to the MM theory, what is the initial change in equity value upon the announcement of the debt for equity exchange? Calculate it. 2. Refer to Question 1. Suppose there is a sudden change in the capital market. All else equal, what would be the initial change in equity value if the YTM of the bond jumps to 8.25%? Calculate it.,Thank you. Please do provide some rationale for the work you've done - as much detail as you can so that I can explain the approach to the professor. Wendy,Thank you. I realize the calculations are in the cells. I was requesting an explanation of them and some more detail about why you calculated as you did - some discussion of the strategy you used is what I am requesting. Kindly get back to me sooner than you did.,Thanks - there are some slight errors per the professor - I submitted the assignment to him for review and he got back to me right away. Kindly see his comments in yellow highlighted text on the attached file.

Paper#8610 | Written in 18-Jul-2015

Price : \$25