The Angel Investor
Assignment: The Angel Investor
The concept of after-tax Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) is a foundation when assessing cost of capital and investment options. The Assignment will present the opportunity to assess a financing transaction and build upon your understanding of this cost of capital concept and demonstrate your ability to calculate the after-tax WACC.
The following course outcome is assessed in this Assignment:
MT480-6: Incorporate the combined attributes of debt and equity given a cost of capital model.
Read the scenario and address the checklist items.
Scenario: You are an Angel Investor who has been approached by an entrepreneur to assess an investment opportunity.
An entrepreneur asks for $100,000 to purchase a diagnostic machine for a healthcare facility. The entrepreneur hopes to maintain as much equity in the company, yet the Angel Investor requires the transaction to be financed with 60% debt and 40% equity.