Optimal capital structure, Financial Management

(a) The calculation of the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) is theoretically easy but practically complex. Discuss.

(b) Two-fifths of the total market value of Jefferson plc having of loan stock with a cost of 10%.Nelson plc is identical to Jefferson except that its capital structure is all equity and its cost of equity is 16%.  

According to Modigliani & Miller, ignoring taxation, what would be the cost of equity of Jefferson plc?  

(c)  Does an optimal capital structure exist?  Discuss.

 

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