Double Exit

Public to Private – Applegreen

The path of a private company deciding to list its shares on a stock exchange (a process known as an IPO – Initial Public Offering) is one that is covered in most corporate finance courses and plenty of examples spring to mind with another high profile IPO happening in the US just last week for […]

Corporate Debt Restructurings

Dealing with companies that end up with too much debt is a core part of corporate finance. There are plenty of recent examples of companies that had unsustainable debt levels and needed to restructure these to survive (e.g. Digicel, NewLook, Carillion, PizzaExpress). For some, there can be a solution whereby the debt is restructured and […]

Capital Structure – Netflix

The news last week that Netflix is raising another $1bn of debt to fund more original content and possible business acquisitions has again brought into focus Netflix’s funding model and capital structure. In 2019 the company had two separate fundraisings totaling in excess of $ 4bn in debt and as of March they had over […]

Approaching the Mocks – CAP1/2

With 2019 well underway, attention is now turning to the various interim assessments (IAs) over the next couple of months. Although not all subjects at CAP1 and CAP2 have IAs, there is a growing number of assessments to deal with along with a busy period in work for most. However, it is also important that […]