E-mail Potential Acquisition
You've done a great job so far, but we need you to investigate another situation. BankTen is considering an acquisition and has narrowed the possibilities to three companies. All three of these acquisitions are ongoing businesses with a profit stream and can be acquired for about the same amount of capital.
Each of these acquisitions is similar from a strategic perspective for the bank and needs to be evaluated purely from a profit perspective. BankTen can only invest in one of these acquisitions. The vice president of finance is extremely concerned about the immediate impact on the profit for the next quarter and would like to invest in the venture that presents the least risk in the next quarter. The vice president of business development, however, wants to take a longer-term approach and invest in an acquisition that will help the profits of the bank over the next 10 years.
I'd like you to summarize the profit opportunities for each of the three companies. The information on profits is included below:
Data from the investment banking division
After analyzing the data for the past five years and examining the trends in the industry, we have calculated the quarterly profits for each of the potential acquisitions. Because of the sensitive nature of the information, we will only refer to these as company A, B, and C. The results have been summarized below.
The quarterly profit from company A is expected to behave like a normal distribution with a mean of $680,000 and standard deviation of $50,000.
The quarterly profit from company B is expected to behave like a uniform distribution between $500,000 and $900,000.
The quarterly profit from company C is expected to behave like an exponential distribution with a mean of $750,000.
You should also address the concerns from the vice presidents of finance and business development - which company would fit their criteria best? Finally, make a recommendation on which company you think the bank should acquire. Please be sure to provide your rationale!© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 9:54 pm ad1c9bdddf
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Human Resources Report
Begin Assembly of Human Resources Report to the Board of Directors
Assemble the reports generated in Units 1-4 into a new, comprehensive report. This step should include aggregation of the following sections:
Executive Summary [Placeholder: this is completed in Step 3]
Table of Contents [Placeholder: this is completed in Step 4]
Section 1: Current Human Resources Environment
Section 2: Company's Human Resources Posture
Section 3: Comparator Group Human Resources Posture
Section 4: Company's Human Resources Competitive Position
Section 5: Recommendations and Expected Impact [Placeholder: this is completed in Step 2]
References [Placeholder: this is completed in Step 4]
Appendices [Placeholder: this is completed in Step 4]
Step 2: Recommendations and Expected Impact
Based on the work completed in Units 1-4, develop at least 1 recommendation in each of the areas listed below that are designed to improve the company's competitive human resources position. Be sure to include a detailed description of the recommendation, an overview of how the recommendation would be implemented, and a discussion of the expected impact of each recommendation.
Benefits and Compensation
Step 3: Executive Summary
Develop an overview (2-3 pages) presenting key points from all five sections of the report. Executive summaries are always included in reports to the board of directors as a courtesy, to allow them to quickly assess the overall report and facilitate discussion. The executive summary should be concise, factual, and professional in tone.
Step 4: Finalize Assembly of the Human Resources Report to the Board of Directors
Finalize assembly of the report, inserting the Executive Summary, Table of Contents, and the Section 5 Recommendations. Make sure the References listing is aggregated from all prior work. The final References listing should be alpha order, with citations in APA format. The Appendices should be ordered to correspond with the final report.View Full Posting Details