Assignment 1: Discussion—International Equity and Bond Markets
Earlier, the CFO of GBATT had you look at capital and financial structures in general. Now, the CFO has asked you to look at the international debt and equity markets available for GBATT as a precursor to possibly changing the firm’s capital structure.
Using the University online library resources and reliable and reputable Internet sites, do the following to provide the information the CFO requested:
- Analyze why GBATT may want to issue stock shares in a foreign market.
- Identify 3 international equity markets and evaluate their attractiveness to GBATT.
- Identify two groups of bonds in the international bond market, describe the characteristics of each group, and explain why GBATT may want to issue debt in each of the groups.
- Support your positions with scholarly sources.
Write your initial response in 300–500 words. Your response should be thorough and address all components of the discussion question in detail, include citations of all sources, where needed, according to the APA Style, and demonstrate accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation