Mergers and Acquisitions

Diversification doesn’t create value in and of itself because diversification reduces unsystematic,  not  systematic,  risk.  There  is  a  more  subtle issue

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Harrods PLC has a market value of £500 million and 30 million shares outstanding. Selfridge Department Store has market value £180 million and 20 million shares outstanding. Harrods is contemplating acquiring Selfridge. Harrods CFO concludes that the combined firm with synergy will be worth £720 million, and Selfridge can be acquired at a premium of £25 million.

Harrods PLC has a market value of £500 million and 30 million shares outstanding. Selfridge Department Store has market value £180 million and 20 million shares outstanding. Harrods is contemplating acquiring Selfridge. Harrods CFO concludes that the combined firm with synergy will be worth £720 million, and Selfridge can be acquired at a premium of £25 million. a) If Harrods offers 12 million shares of stock in exchange for the 20 million shares of Selfridge, what will the stock price of Harrods be after the acquisition? b) What exchange ratio between the two stocks would make the value of stock offer equivalent to a cash offer of £205 million?

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Accounting Standards Board Treasury and the Australian Government

Create a discussion paper on the role of international regulation. This paper will be presented to members of the Accounting Standards Board, Treasury

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Demand Curve Shifters (PYNTE)

Determine which of the demand curve shifters (PYNTE) would apply to each situation. Explain whether the event will increase or decrease demand for movie.

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Applying Archetypal Criticism and Mythological Criticism to The Age of Innocence

In this discussion, we will continue our work with Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence. Before beginning, please complete your reading of the novel.

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Social Problems Gangs and Crime Culture/ Drug Related

Identify one of the Social Problems discussed in this Kids Gone Wild * or On the Run. Write a research paper that uses a constructionist sociological approach to understand this social problem. Your paper must include an analysis of each stage in this social problems process, as discussed by Best in Social Problems.

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Software Development Life Cycle Assessment

consider the organization's software development life cycle, from sourcing through implementation. Discuss risks identified in the supply chain and life cycle. Evaluate alternative processes and products. Conclude with recommendations for improving the security, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of the SDLC with a look at avoiding future breaches. Be sure to do the following: Describe basic models and methodologies of the software development life cycle. Identify a development methodology that fits your organization and explain why. Describe the phases of the software life cycle. List and discuss the security principles you would need to consider and explain how you would apply them throughout the software life cycle. Describe the elements of a maturity model.

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Final Assessment Research Project on a Real World Problem

XYZ Corporation identifying they are in bankruptcy which is your real world problem assignment topic might be what issues, as a financial analyst, can you identify that may have led them to this stage (i.e. poor inventory or cash management; improper investments (if so, what are they and why are they improper – project wasn’t realistic, or firm incurred too much debt, etc.) and what decisions may have misled management to invest in these projects. Another project idea is ABC company is expanding into another country – identify the issues with a firm expanding into a new territory. Identify all multiple constructs that may affect the firm’s operations in the new country. Also, perform an analysis of the projected outcomes of the firm’s operations in the new territory as identified by the firm.

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Using the case study and NIST SP 800-53, Identify and prioritize IT Security controls that should be implemented. Discuss any applicable US Government regulations/standards that apply to this organization

Using the case study and NIST SP 800-53, Identify and prioritize IT Security controls that should be implemented. Discuss any applicable US Government regulations/standards that apply to this organization (The organization is from Project 1) Step 1: Review the selected case study and describe at least10 issues related to security, interoperability, and operations. Step 2: Prioritize and articulate the selected requirements based on immediate need, security posture, complexity, resource availability, and cost. Step 3: Identify at least 4 applicable government regulations/ standards that govern how the requirements must be met, implemented, or measured. Provide rationale for why these are applicable. Step 4: Using NIST Special Publication 800-53 select at least 4 security controls that relate to these issues and describe how these controls enhance the security posture or facilitates the secure implementation of these requirements.

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