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    In a world that is not perfect but risk neutral assume that the firm has projects worth $100 in down state and $500 in the up-state. The cost of capital for projects is 25%. However, if you could finance it with 50-50 debt, the cash flow rights alone are enough to make the cost of capital lower than 20%. Managers are intransigent and do not want to switch to this new capital and cannot borrow more to take over the firm. What can you do?

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    Cost of capital refers to the opportunity cost of funds to a business. As per Helium.com, "Weighted average cost of capital multiplies the amount of capital by the percent rate of cost for that capital as a proportional percentage of total ...