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    Good time company is a regional chain department store. It will remain in business for one more year. The probability of a boom year is 60 percent and the probability of a recession is 40 percent. It is projected that the company will generate a total cash flow of 250MM in a boom year and 100MM in a recession. The company's required debt payment at the end of the year is 150MM. The MV of the company's outstanding debt is $108.93 MM. The company pays no taxes. Assume a discount rate of 12 percent.

    A. What payoff do bondholders expect to receive in the event of a recession?
    B. What is the promised return on the company's debt?
    C. What is the expected return on the company's debt?

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    A. What payoff do bondholders expect to receive in the event of a recession?

    The market value of a firm's debt is the present value of expected cash flow to the firm's debt holders. The market value of debt is given as $108.93 million which is the present value of expected cash flow to the firm's debt holders. In the event of a boom, the bondholders will get the promised $150 million. Let X be the amount that bondholders expect to receive in the event of a ...

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    The solution explains the payoff to bond holders in the event of a financial distress

    $2.19

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