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Athens, Inc., established a subsidiary in the United Kingdom that was independent of its operations in the United States. The subsidiary's performance was well above what was expected. Consequently, when a British firm approached Athens about the possibility of acquiring the subsidiary, Athens' chief financial officer implied that the subsidiary was performing so well that it was not for sale. Comment on this strategy.

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This is an incorrect strategy. The CFO should have accepted a bid if the bid is higher than the PV of all future cash ...

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