Management, the board of directors and creditors are working to avoid a bankruptcy situation for a firm. If they believe the firm's problems are temporary, which of the following should they consider before entering into any short-term restructuring arrangement? Whether existing management or a special trustee should be in charge during the restructuringWhether the value to shareholders could be increased by selling the firm in piecesWhether the long-term value of the firm will be impactedWhether a formal or informal filing will be required

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  • Management, the board of directors and creditors are working to avoid a bankruptcy situation for a firm. If they believe the firm's problems are temporary, which of the following should they consider before entering into any short-term restructuring arrangement?

 

  1. Whether existing management or a special trustee should be in charge during the restructuring
  2. Whether the value to shareholders could be increased by selling the firm in pieces
  3. Whether the long-term value of the firm will be impacted
  4. Whether a formal or informal filing will be required

 

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Short-term restructuring is important when the company believes the present situation is temporary and restructuring would avoid any bankruptcy for the firm. However, it is important for the management to understand the impac...

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