withdrawal of capital funds the retirement or redemption of capital funds by a company
Knowledge of capital structure theory and practice is important in stock repurchase programs. If the company does not issue new common stock—for example, issuing stock for an acquisition, or as a result of the exercise of options—the repurchase of a company’s own stock is a reduction in equity
By John C. Groth
Capital has three forms: human, tangible, and financial. In this article, we focus on how financing choices influence the cost of financial capital and company value. Capital structure focuses on the sources of financial capital. The choice of structure affects firm value in some economies.1
By John C. Groth
the board. But that only attacks the symptoms of working capital issues, not the root causes. A more effective approach is to fundamentally rethink and streamline key processes across the value chain. This will not only free up cash but lead to significant cost reductions at the same time.
By Patrick Buchmann, Udo Jung
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activities in developed countries once focused on strategic transactions for diversification or for vertical or horizontal integration. While that continues to be the situation in the developing economies, the M&A game in the United States, Western Europe, and Japan is often either to gain balance sheet assets, particularly hoards of underperforming cash, or to improve the acquired company’s working capital management
By James S. Sagner
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