HSD Corporation needs to raise funds to finance a plant expansion, and it has decided to issue

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HSD Corporation needs to raise funds to finance a plant expansion, and it has decided to issue 20-year zero coupon bonds to raise the money. The required return on the bonds will be 9 percent.

a. What will these bonds sell for at issuance?

b. Using the IRS amortization rule, what interest deduction can HSD Corporation take on these bonds in the first year? In the last year?

c. Repeat part (b) using the straight-line method for the interest deduction.

d. Based on your answers in (b) and (c), which interest deduction method would HSD Corporation prefer? Why?

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Fundamentals Of Corporate Finance

ISBN: 9780072553079

6th Edition

Authors: Stephen A. Ross, Randolph Westerfield, Bradford D. Jordan

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