This Case is aboutÂ FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
PUBLICATION DATE: March 20, 2012 PRODUCT #: 906N20-HCB-ENGTELUS Capital Structure Management case solution
The CFO of telus corporation (telus) has only been told that moody’s, a bond rating service, has downgraded the company’s credit rating to a notch below investment grade. The cfo’s challenge will be to determine what special activities, if any, to advocate to the audit committee of the company. This instance facilitates a discussion on changes in stock price, capital structure impact a company’s income and flexibility to perform strategy. Second, pupils learn about bond ratings are set and its bond return changes. Last, by focusing on the scenario confronted by telus during challenging market conditions in 2002, pupils find out the best way to handle relationships with investors while in the middle of change.