Project Financing Dryden Co. is a U.S. firm that plans a foreign project in which it needs $\$ 8$ million as an initial investment. The project is expected to generate cash flows of 10 million euros in one year after the complete repayment of the loan (including the loan interest and principal). The project has zero salvage value and will be terminated at the end of one year. Dryden considers financing this project using the following options: All U.S. equity All U.S. debt (loans) denominated in dollars provided by U.S. banks All debt (loans) denominated in euros provided by European banks Half of funds obtained from loans denominated in euros and half obtained from loans denominated in dollars Which form of financing will cause the project’s NPV to be the least sensitive to exchange rate risk?

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International Financial Management

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Madura
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9780357130698
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International Financial Management

14th Edition
Madura
Publisher: Cengage
ISBN: 9780357130698

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Chapter 18, Problem 20QA
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Project Financing Dryden Co. is a U.S. firm that plans a foreign project in which it needs $\$ 8$ million as an initial investment. The project is expected to generate cash flows of 10 million euros in one year after the complete repayment of the loan (including the loan interest and principal). The project has zero salvage value and will be terminated at the end of one year. Dryden considers financing this project using the following options:

All U.S. equity

All U.S. debt (loans) denominated in dollars provided by U.S. banks

All debt (loans) denominated in euros provided by European banks

Half of funds obtained from loans denominated in euros and half obtained from loans denominated in dollars

Which form of financing will cause the project’s NPV to be the least sensitive to exchange rate risk?

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