Analyse the company capital structure, Financial Management

1. Analyse the company's capital structure and critically assess different types of financing options available to the company. Calculate the cost of these different types of financial sources. Recommend currently which financing option is more justifiable for the company and explain how this can improve the overall business performance.

2. Critically analyse the company's performance in managing effectively its financial resources. Consider working capital management, accounts receivable management and financial control systems.

3. You are working for JD Printing Ltd., as a Finance Assistant and your manager asked you to perform an investment appraisal analysis on a new capital investment. The company is considering renewing one of their printing machines and they have found three possible options. You are required to evaluate these different options in your report and recommend one of them for purchasing. The company's cost of capital is 15% and the company usually accepts projects with payback period shorter than 5 years period. (2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4)

Perform an investment appraisal analysis using some appraisal techniques (Payback period, Net Present Value, Internal Rate of Return etc.) Write a report on your evaluation and justify your recommendations.  

Table 1: The projections with regards to the printing equipments

 

Machine A

Machine B

Machine C

Price (£)

1,000,000

550,000

400,000

Expected economic life

6 Years

6 Years

6 Years

Year 1 revenue (£)

150,000

85,000

70,000

Year 2 revenue (£)

230,000

120,000

125,000

Year 3 revenue (£)

400,000

190,000

150,000

Year 4 revenue (£)

300,000

195,000

165,000

Year 5 revenue (£)

250,000

200,000

120,000

Year 6 revenue (£)

140,000

180,000

80,000

Scrap value (£)

150,000

40,000

Nil

 Table 2: Present Value Factors

Year/Rate

14%

15%

16%

17%

18%

19%

1

0.8772

0.8696

0.8621

0.8547

0.8475

0.8403

2

0.7695

0.7561

0.7432

0.7305

0.7182

0.7062

3

0.675

0.6575

0.6407

0.6244

0.6086

0.5934

4

0.5921

0.5718

0.5523

0.5337

0.5158

0.4987

5

0.5194

0.4972

0.4761

0.4561

0.4371

0.419

6

0.4556

0.4323

0.4104

0.3898

0.3704

0.3521

7

0.3996

0.3759

0.3538

0.3332

0.3139

0.2959

8

0.3506

0.3269

0.305

0.2848

0.266

0.2487

9

0.3075

0.2843

0.263

0.2434

0.2255

0.209

10

0.2697

0.2472

0.2267

0.208

0.1911

0.1756

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