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Unformatted text preview: 1 AP/ADMS 4540 Financial Management Fall 2009 Instructor: Dr. William Lim Assignment 1 Solve all problems by hand using a calculator. Each problem is worth 20 points. No credit will be given if you do not present step-by-step calculations, and your answers must be handwritten and not photocopied. The assignment must be submitted individually , and is due in class on Wednesday September 30 (Section B) or Thursday October 1 (Section A). Under no circumstances will faxed or e-mailed assignments be accepted. Problem 1 McGraw-Hill Ryerson (MHR) is considering whether to refund an old issue of $30 million, 12 percent coupon (paid yearly) 20-year bonds that were sold 5 years ago. A new issue of $30 million, 15-year bonds can be sold with a coupon rate of 10 percent (paid yearly). A call premium of 8 percent will be required to retire the old bonds and floatation costs of $1.8 million will apply to the new issue. The marginal tax rate applicable is 30 percent and MHR expects that there will be a one month overlap during which any funds can be invested in t-...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course ADMS ADMS 4540 taught by Professor Lie during the Spring '11 term at York University.
- Spring '11