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Global management/Industry market and country analysis

Forecasted financial costs and benefits that Riordan might expect from implementing this project. Your projections should include the following:
a. The instruments you will use to finance your project and their costs, including the project's weighted average cost of capital (WACC)
b. Break-even analysis with a clearly demonstrated break-even point
c. Pro forma cash flow statement
d. Pro forma balance sheet
e. A sensitivity analysis for your projections
f. Analysis of the assumptions that were made to generate these projections

Any help is appreciated.

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Executive Summary
Sound Planning is the first step of the success of the business. It will act as a guidance and road map for the organization. Our business is based on two important attributes:

1. Impeccable management that has a knack of choosing the correct product and the premium service at the right time with a finesse of knowing what its total market is and how to acquire and maintain a greater share of that market.

2. Providing an excellent product or service that is not only well accepted now but also whose acceptance and use will continue to grow at an accelerated rate into the future.

For this purpose we have made a comprehensive financial plan comprising the financial statements, break even analysis and sensitivity analysis. Financial statements are useful tools for evaluating both profitability and liquidity. Used separately, or in combination, the income statement and balance sheet help interested parties to measure a company's current financial performance, and to forecast its profit and cash flow potential. Accountants summarize this information in a balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows. The statement of cash flows provides information about cash receipts and cash payments of an entity during a period. A secondary objective is to provide information about the operating investing and financing activities of the entity during the period. This will act as a road map for the organization. The benefits of financial plan are:
? Will help maximize efficiency and minimize waste.
? To facilitate management and control.
? Effectiveness and efficiency of operations include the use of the entity's resources.
? Help in strategy implementation

Our initial investments are at $5mn, 80% for capital expenditure and 20% for working capital purposes. Our assumption of production levels are at 370 tons. We have forecasted the revenues; it has been planned as per the market environment, current and expected economic conditions. For the forecast to be useful, careful consideration has been given to the timing and pattern of cash collections and level of accounts receivables. Pricing shall be set to cover immediate operating expenses, the replacement costs of building and equipment capital, the anticipated replacement cost of new technology, anticipated working capital costs, reasonable venture capital costs, and a reasonable profit margin. The ability to regenerate capital is one of the basic principles of successful and solvent organization.
Thus we have developed the financial plan with the awareness that cash and the bottom line are key components of any successful company. Revenues for the company will come from charges and fees generated from the sales of plastics. To assure that bottom line adequately follows increases in revenue every cure possible is being taken to control all areas of expenses and overhead. The basis of its financial plan is solid growth, increase in revenues, and controlled expenses. Our profitability is more than $600000 and the Balance sheet size is more than $5 mn. The operating cash flow is positive and it's more than $1 mn. The break even point is at 270 tons. We will be constantly monitoring the flow of revenue to the company as well as the expense requirements that deplete the company of its cash. The organization will always try to improve the ratio of revenue and expenses to generate a healthier bottom line in addition to a ...

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