What is the value of CP's revised offer on December 8 (before CP sweetened its offer by adding the CVR
What is the value of CP's revised offer on December 8 (before CP "sweetened" its offer by adding the CVR security)? In your analysis, assume the following:
a) A valuation date of December 31, 2015, and year-end cash flows;
b) The stand-alone (pre-merger) values of CP and NS are $134 and $80 per share, respectively;
c) NS shareholders approve the merger and the Surface Transportation Board (STB) approves it;
d) Investors expect 100% of projected merger benefits to be realized. What is the value if investors expect none of the projected merger benefits to be realized?
e) NS must debt finance 100% of the cash portion of the revised offer ($32.86 per share).
(f) Why did CP include the CVR security in its sweetened" offer on December 16?