"Bonds" Essays and Research Papers

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Why I Want to Excute a Training Bond

WHY I WANT TO EXCUTE A TRAINING BOND Knowledge is power and knowledge, once imparted, cannot be retrieved. Organizations make very important investments in its people’s knowledge by way of trainings, and as expected from any investment, returns in form of improved work quality, increased productivity, lower turnaround times, higher profits and/ or a larger market share are expected. Signing a training bond is predominantly conceived to be a form of legalized and consented ‘employee slavery’, however...

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Corning Inc., Zero Coupon Convertible Bonds

Case: Corning Inc., Zero coupon convertible Bonds Cornhill needs funds to the order of $ 3.6 billion in cash to complete the acquisition of Pirelli. The company currently is planning to come up with an equity issue to raise $ 2.1375 billion at $ 71.25 per share. The remaining part of the fund requirements is furbished using zero coupon convertible debentures due in 2015, priced at $ 741.923 per $ 1,000 principal amount. This offering price yields 2% p.a. compounded semi-annually. Corning is raising...

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bond case mutual of seattle insurance company

Bond Case Sam Strother and Shawna Tibbs are vice presidents of Mutual of Seattle Insurance Company and co-directors of the company’s pension fund management division. An important new client, The North-Western Municipal Alliance, has requested that Mutual of Seattle present an investment seminar to the mayors of the represented cities, and Strother and Tibbs, who will make the actual presentation, have asked you to help them by answering the following questions. 1) What are the key features of...

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Harvard Management Co. and Inflation Protected Bonds

The Harvard Management Company and Inflation Protected Bonds The Harvard Management Company is an entity wholly owned by Harvard University and it is responsible for managing Harvard’s endowment and pension assets. At the end of the second quarter of 2000, Harvard Management Co. oversaw the management of $19 billion, the majority of it managed internally by Harvard’s investment professionals. The endowment’s goal is to provide a real return of 6%-7%, of which 4%-5% would be distributed annually...

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FINC 501 Bond Valuation Case Study 3 2015

Case Study # (3) Bond Valuation Sami & Sara are vice-presidents of Manama Insurance Company and co-directors of the company's pension fund management division. A major new client, the Northwestern Municipal Alliance, has requested that Manama Co. presents an investment seminar to the mayors of the represented cities, and Sami and Sara, who will make the actual presentation, have asked you to help them by answering the following questions. a. What are the key features of a bond? b. What are call...

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Capital Asset Pricing Model and Bond Yield

JMSB Analysis Group Date: December 2009 Group members: Jun Gao Jiaqi Yin Qing Zhang Antoine Vulcain Main issues: Evaluation of two possible products: 1. NPV of two possible products 2. WACC analysis --CPAM --Bond yield plus Recommendation: Product B(aircraft) will be suggested due to the situation of the company. ---If there are enough funds for the company, product A is also acceptable Analysis Summary: High Mountain as...

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Case Study of Lyons Document Storage Corporation: Bond Accounting

Storage Corporation: Bond Accounting Introduction The Lyons Company is currently a company providing storage of documents for other corporate customers. Lyons had operated conservatively without any long-term debt until it issued bonds in 1999. The bounds issued were $10 million in 20-year bonds, offering a coupon rate of 8% with interest paid semiannually, and sold to yield the 9% market rate of interest at the time. In the following essay, we take it as Alternative 1. These bonds were issued on...

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Analysis of Convertible Bonds

Analysis of Convertible Bonds DECEMBER 14, 2008 in FINANCE MANAGEMENT With the repeal of the Capital Issues Control Act and the enactment of SEBI Act in 1992, the rules of the game applicable to convertible bonds have changed. As per SEBI guidelines issued in June 1992, the provisions applicable to fully convertible bonds and partially convertible binds are as follows: * The conversion premium and the conversion timing shall be predetermined and stated in the prospectus. * Any conversion partial...

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Advantages and Disadvaantages of Municipal Bonds

of Municipal Bonds The greatest advantage of municipal bonds can be summed up in two words: tax free. The interest rates on municipal bonds may seem low compared to similar long-term securities like Treasury bills and CDs, but tax advantages may level the playing field. Let's look at some examples. If you're in the 25 percent bracket for 2008 federal income taxes, you'd have to find a taxable security with an interest rate of 4 percent to equal the yield of a tax-free municipal bond with an interest...

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Bond Yields for Johnson & Johnson

5 Bond Yields for Johnson & Johnson Objective: The case enables the student to gain insight into the financing activities of large corporations and to practice calculating bond prices and yields. Computations are carried out for annual and semiannual interest periods, and for fractional periods. Case Discussion: Johnson & Johnson is one of the leading pharmaceutical firms in the world. It is large and financially sophisticated. When it needs to borrow money, it sells bonds where...

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