Capital Budgeting Logic Athens, Inc., established a subsidiary in the United Kingdom that was independent of its operations in the United States. The subsidiary’s performance significantly exceeded expectations. Consequently, when a British firm approached Athens about the possibility of acquiring the subsidiary, Athens' chief financial officer replied that the subsidiary was performing so well that it was not for sale. Comment on this strategy.

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International Financial Management

14th Edition
Madura
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9780357130698
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International Financial Management

14th Edition
Madura
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9780357130698

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Capital Budgeting Logic Athens, Inc., established a subsidiary in the United Kingdom that was independent of its operations in the United States. The subsidiary’s performance significantly exceeded expectations. Consequently, when a British firm approached Athens about the possibility of acquiring the subsidiary, Athens' chief financial officer replied that the subsidiary was performing so well that it was not for sale. Comment on this strategy.

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