Case ID: 282043
Solution ID: 22850
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Price $ 75

Massey Ferguson Ltd 1980 Case Solution

Case Solution

Massey Ferguson started the fiscal year 1981 in nonpayment on $2.5 billion of unsettled debt. The firm’s future pivots on the capability of financiers , the states of Canada and Ontario, and the managerial team, to settle on a funding program. The case oversees Massey's standing and position in the industry and leads to questions regarding the firm’s capacity to stay in business in the future. Gives information pertaining to the company’s applicants so as to get the students to focus on the challenges related torefinancing.

Excel Calculations

Proforma Balance Sheet (US.$ millions)Year Ended October 31, 1981 - 1985
Proforma Income Statement (US.$ millions) Year Ended October 31, 1981 - 1985

Analysis of Sales

Compound Growth Rate

New Shares Issue

New Preferred Shares Issue

Total no of preferred Shares

Dividend per year

Questions Covered

1. Assess the product- market and financial strategy Massey pursued throughout 1976.How does Massey differ from its competitors?

2. As a financial advisor to Massey's management, what refinancing plan would youpropose? Be specific - Hint: Use Proforma financial statements to make sure yourproposed plan is viable.

3. How does the plan affect various interested parties: shareholders, lenders, employees,governments and management?

4. Why, fundamentally, did Massey get into financial trouble?