4500.7 - • Options • Swaps • Other Interest Rate Risk...

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Overview: The Finance Function in a Multinational Setting Finance and Global Competition • Multinational Corporations • Other Multinational Commercial Entities • Competitive Advantage and Business Strategy in the Global Arena
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Foreign Exchange Markets • Fixed Exchange Rates – Bretton Woods Agreement – Exchange Rate Treaties • Floating Exchange Rates – Transition Period in Early 1970s – G7 Currencies – European Currency Unit (Euro) – Asian Crisis & other recent crises Parity Relationships • Interest Rate Parity • Purchasing Power Parity • Case 1: Walt Disney Yen Financing
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Risks in the International Arena • Interest Rate Risk • Purchasing Power Risk • Market Risk • Exchange Risk • Political Risk Risk Management • Forward Contracts • Futures Contracts
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Unformatted text preview: • Options • Swaps • Other Interest Rate Risk Management (IIRM) products – Caps – Floors – Collars Risk Management Cases • Case 2: BF Goodrich-Rabobank Interest Rate Swap – Pioneering swap arrangement • Case 3: Goldman, Sachs, & Co. – Nikkei Put Warrants • Case 4: State of Connecticut Municipal Swap – Yield Curve Arbitrage and Risk Management Performance Assessment & Portfolio Management • Problems with Accounting • Measuring and Managing Economic Risk Exposure • International Market Risk International Investment & Financing Decisions • International Cost of Capital • International Capital Budgeting – Case 5: Southport Minerals International Financial Engineering • Case 6: Citicorp – Innovation in the Eurodollar Bond Market...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2011 for the course FINA 4500 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at North Texas.

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4500.7 - • Options • Swaps • Other Interest Rate Risk...

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