2. The Board of Broward General Hospital made a decision to raise $50M by issuing bonds for the construction of a new critical care tower. Some of the middle management staff are concern, they do not understand how the bond market works. As a Senior Business Analyst, you are asked to present a fifteen minutes Power Points presentation to the group at the next Department Leader’s meeting about the fundamentals of US bond market. Explain how each of the following affects a bond financial value (20points)
2a-RRF (Real Risk-Free Rate)
2b-IP (Inflation Premium)
2c-DRP (Default Risk Premium)
2d-LP (Liquidity Premium)
2e-PRP (Price Risk Premium)
2f-CRP (Call Risk Premium)
2g-The relationship between interest rate and Bond price
2h-Par Value of a Bond
2e-What happen to a bond price when the bond is sold at a discount or at a premium?
2j-How and in what way the ranking of the hospital credit could affect its access to capital.
2m-New issues versus outstanding bonds
7. The hospital Executive would like to invest $4M to procure the latest piece of equipment in medical technology. Leadership believes this equipment will revolutionize and enhance patient care. The analyst you replaced have used straight line depreciation method. You believe the hospital should depreciate the asset faster. Explain your rationale. The CEO believes straight-line depreciation method is a good way to increase depreciation expenses and reduce tax liability in the first three years. You disagree and decide to use MACRS – Depreciation method to prove your point. Compute total depreciation for the first 3 year under SL & MACRS. (20points)