On January 20, Whalen Inc., sold 8 million shares of stock in an SEO. The market price of Whalen at the
time was $42.25 per share. Of the 8 million shares sold, 5 million shares were primary shares being sold by the company, and the remaining 3 million shares were being sold by the venture capital investors. Assume the underwriter charges 5.3% of the gross proceeds as an underwriting fee.
a. How much money did Whalen raise?
b. How much money did the venture capitalists receive?
c. If the stock price dropped 2.4% on the announcement of the SEO and the new shares were sold at that price, how much money would Whalen receive?