• April 24th, 2016

Coursework 2

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When a company seeks to raise finance it must ensure that it has a suitable mix of long, medium and short term sources available, however, the availability of finance is often determined by factors such as ‘age’ of the company.
You are required to:
i) Critically assess the differences in finance sources and availability between an established company and a relatively new company
(30 marks)
Talk about sources of finance for well established private companies and young limited companies
Discuss all the possible advantages and disadvantages for each source and in relation to each type of company
Attempt a debate as to which types company has it easier to source finance and why this might be

ii) When lending to smaller or newer companies what considerations would lenders examine before deciding whether to lend to the company or not
(30 marks)
Consider the issues involved with determining which companies a lender would lend to
Consider the factors that might influence their decisions
Discuss and debate how important each of these factors are in relation to a lender deciding whether or not to lend money

iii) Previously companies with high gearing have been considered to be risky to lend to, debate why this was considered the case and why companies may not always be risky to lend to
(25 marks)
Discuss what high gearing means and what the implications are
Debate the advantages and disadvantages of having debt as a form of finance
Use your academic references to gather opinions, DO NOT STATE WHAT YOU THINK

Please note:
i) Your assignment should show extensive evidence of research
ii) 15% of the marks available are for quality of English (10%), and proper referencing according to the Harvard method (5%);
iii) This assignment carries 50 % of the total module weighting
iv) Please note that the marking grid gives guidance as to the content of the assignment whereas the Assessment Criteria tells you what you should be aiming for in terms of the level
(15 marks) (Total 100 marks)

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