Grand Metro

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Because the investments proposed are in the UK, we mostly considered UK companies for comparison with the exception of the Retailing sector where we averaged Wendy’s. We thought the fast-food chain was closely enough related both to Grand Met’s retailing operations and to Forte to help with the estimation of discount rates. Refer to attached excel spreadsheet for calculations.

5. Since the proposed projects are to be offshore projects in the US, we recommend using the US WACC as a discount rate. If, for example, the project is also financed in the United States, we have to take into account that there is a different perception of risk and volatility for the off shore project. It would make sense to valuate investments in the US by the dollar-based WACC. View More »

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