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Finance Assignment

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Ukiwo Anya
Vipin Sekar Chandrasekar
Date : November 6, 2015

A Summary of the Economist Article: Reinventing the Company (October 24, 2015)
The article talks about the rise of startups and the way they are changing how business is done and what it means to be a company. They are referred to as disrupters or insurgent companies.
It illustrates this fact further with examples of Uber, Airbnb and cloud computing companies who are now threats to cabbies, hoteliers and hardware makers.
It also points out the unique characteristic of these insurgent companies, which is the fusion of ownership with responsibility. This is in contrast with the
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life of Satellite (years)
Initial investment
Launching cost
Insurance
Capital investment
Depreciation

15
(€ millions)
280
60
68
408
27.2
Without growth
Period

Revenues
Operational costs
Closing costs
Tax
Cash flow from operations
Capital investment and disposal
Net Cash Flow
Cumulative Cash Flow
Present Value

-15
-1.5
-13.5

1
25
15
0
27.2
-17.2
-1.72
-15.48

2
45
15
0
27.2
2.8
0.28
2.52

3
65
15
0
27.2
22.8
2.28
20.52

4
85
15
0
27.2
42.8
4.28
38.52

5
85
15
0
27.2
42.8
4.28
38.52

6
85
15
0
27.2
42.8
4.28
38.52

7
85
15
0
27.2
42.8
4.28
38.52

8
85
15
0
27.2
42.8
4.28
38.52

9
85
15
0
27.2
42.8
4.28
38.52

10
85
15
0
27.2
42.8
4.28
38.52

11
85
15
0
27.2
42.8
4.28
38.52

12
85
15
0
27.2
42.8
4.28
38.52

13
85
15
0
27.2
42.8
4.28
38.52

14
85
15
0
27.2
42.8
4.28
38.52

15
85
15
10
27.2
32.8
3.28
29.52

0

Revenues
Operational costs
Closing costs
Depreciation
Pretax profit
Tax
Profit after tax

0
0
15
0

1

2

3

4

5

6

Period
7

8

9

10

11

12

13

14

15

0
15
0
-1.5
-13.5
-408
-421.5
-421.5
-421.5

25
15
0
-1.72
11.72
0
11.72
-409.78
10.90

45
15
0
0.28
29.72
0
29.72
-380.06
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